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Clostures de Chappelles tant de menuiserie que serrurerie mis de nouveau en lumiere par Jean Le Pautre.
- Paris, N. Langlois, 1659 (but after 1659). Complete series of fine etched title and 5 plates, with plate numbers, 1-6, showing designs for chapel screens in wood and wrought iron work. ca. 15 x 21,9 cm on leaves of ca. 19,5 x 29,5 cm.*Fuhring Nos. 2286 - 2291. I.F.F. XVII, 12, Nos. 2080 - 2085. Cf. Kat. Orn. Berl. No. 313, II, No. 67 (only 5th edition). Second edition, date of the 1st edition not removed. Very fine suite of very elaborate baroque designs for chapel screens with doors, made of carved wood and wrought iron. Decorated with the arms of France, paintings of the Holy Family, the Flight into Egypt, the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Annunciation, statues, caryatids, vases. On three plates numerous figures, men and women, are depicted, giving interesting information on the French fashion of the period. Invented and etched by the famous French architect and ornament designer Jean Lepautre (Paris 1618 - 1682). - A few, mainly marginal, very light brown spots. A nice set.[(4422)] [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Ludwig Rosenthal's Antiquariaat]
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