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Altars with elevation and plan.
- (Paris), (Jean I) Leblond, (no date, before 1666). Complete untitled series of 6 fine etched plates. ca. 21,5 x 13,6 cm on leaves of ca. 29,5 x 18,6 cm.*Fuhring Nos. 9502 - 9504 (only 3 plates). I.F.F. XVII, 12, Nos. 2003 - 2008. First edition of this series of elaborate baroque designs for altars and retables, etched in the first manner of Lepautre. Two of the altars are in the shape of a triumphal arch; one altar is placed under a baldachin supported by four twisted Corinthian columns, set on a landing, accessed via a horseshoe-shaped stairway; richly decorated with paintings, vases, garlands, statues. Invented and etched by the famous French architect and ornament designer Jean Lepautre (Paris 1618 - 1682). The print publisher Jean I Leblond lived in Paris from ca. 1590/94 until 1666. - Occasionally blank margins very lightly thumbed. A nice set with ample margins.[(4438)] [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Ludwig Rosenthal's Antiquariaat]
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