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Mineralogie, Travaille de l´Alun

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Article ID DB0215
Artist Benard (1734-1777)
Robert Bénard (1734 in Paris – 1777) was an 18th-century French engraver. Specialized in the technique of engraving, Robert Bénard is mainly famous for having supplied a significant amount of plates (at least 1,800) to the Encyclopédie by Diderot & d'Alembert from 1751. Later, publisher Charles-Joseph Panckoucke reused many of his productions to illustrate the works of his catalog.
Title Mineralogie, Travaille de l´Alun
Year ca. 1790
Description Representation of Mineralogy
Dimensions (cm)34 x 21
ConditionVery good
Coloringcolored
TechniqueCopper print

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