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Peignages des Laines (Combing the Wool) 1

Peignages des Laines. The combing of the wool in large workshop views each together with detail depictions of the tools. Set of the 2 double full-page engravings by Robert Bénard (Paris 1734 – after 1777, recte rather c. 1786) from the quarto edition of the famous encyclopedia of Diderot and d’Alembert. (1784.) Inscribed: Pl. 1-2. / Benard direxit (l. 1), otherwise as above. C. 9⅝-9¾ × 14 in (24.3-24.7 × 35.5 cm).

Peignages des Laines (Combing the Wool) 2

Instructive , framing-fine set. – Figurative + typographic watermark. – Sheet 1 with enlarged title „Atteliers des Detricheurs et des Batteurs“.

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„ das Blatt (Ridinger, Th. 288) ist heute wohlbehalten -perfekt verpackt- eingetroffen … “

(Herr K.-H. K., 3. Januar 2013)