Jacob de Wit (1695-1754)

[Antique prints album, 1790] TEEKENBOEK DER PROPORTIEN VAN’T MENSCHELIJKE LIGCHAAM, Geïnventeerd en Geteekend door JACOB DE WIT. [Les Proportions du Corps Humain], published 1790, 12 pp.

Double language volume by Jacob de Wit, published in Amsterdam in 1790 by W. Vermandel en J.W. Smit, concerning the art of portraying the human body.

Instructive book, introduced by a letter to the ‘AMATEURS’ (p. 3-12) with a section dedicated to the proportions: ‘Explication abregeee des Statues de Proportion'(p. 13-15).

Twelve plates with explicatory drawings for drawings of full human figures, from statues and heads. Complete.

Engraving and etching on paper; frontispiece plate mark: 215 x 212, total: 290 x 239; text in letterpress; browned paper, with smudges on the bottom; front cover missing, rust stain on the top left corner, damp stain on the top of many pages of the volume.

Incl. BTW  484,00

Excl. BTW  400,00

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