Gobelins, Tapisserie de Haute Lisse des. Set of 12 (of 13) plates of the Hautelisse weaving, one of them double full-paged, engraved by Robert Benard (Paris 1724 – nach 1777, recte wohl eher ca. 1786) from the quarto edition of the Diderot-Encyclopedia. (1786.) C. 9⅝ × 7¼ and 14 in (24.5 × 18.5 and 35.5 cm) resp.
Instructive set with the numerous details incl. grips. – Missing the double full-page shop view as pl. 1.
Offer no. 8,223 / EUR 187. (c. US$ 226.) + shipping
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