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Author: PLOOS VAN AMSTEL, JBS. CSX. , CORNELIS, Title: Aanleiding tot de Kennis der Anatomie in de Tekenkunst, betrekkelyk tot het Menschbeeld...[Eerste druk; First edition].
Description: Amsterdam, Yntema, 1783. Stout 8°. Original printed thin boards. Hftitle (verso blank).  (dedication with a large copper engraved allegoric head-piece), (iv), 12; (114)pp. of preface and description of plates, 18 full-page engraved plates with descriptive text on facing pp., featuring human skeleton and muscles, 9 engraved fold. plates, coloured in the outlines at rear end illustrating human anatomy in great detail. Late eighteenth century dutch treatise in which human anatomy (skeleton and muscles) are described in rather detail. Published on behalf of professional draughtsmen, painters and graphic artists by author who can be considered as the most important dutch collectors of prints, coins and sculptures of his time. Very good untrimmed copy. (original spine gone, skilfully replaced by a matching one, some very occasional brown spots in text, a very clean and fresh copy however).
Keywords: fine art painting graphics sculpture teatise textbook human anatomy skeleton muscles paingers draughtsmen graphic artists culture anatomy manual eighteenthcentury 18thc
Price: EUR 495.00 = appr. US$ 537.99 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 52787