Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Traité de la construction et des principaux usages des instruments de mathematique

Author:
Written by Nicolas Bion (French, 1672–1733)
Publisher:
Published by Michel Brunet (French, active 18th century)
Publisher:
Published by Charles Osmont (French, active 18th century)
Dedicatee:
Dedicated to Louis XV, King of France (French, Versailles 1710–1774 Versailles)
Date:
1725
Medium:
plates: engraving, woodcut
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 1/4 x 7 7/8 x 1 15/16 in. (26.1 x 20 x 5 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.8
Not on view
William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941); Donor: Bequest of William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941)
Graesse I.428, Univ.Cat.Suppl. 78
Related Objects

Portable horizontal sundial

Date: first half 18th century Medium: Brass Accession: 03.21.36 On view in:Not on view

The Construction and Principal uses of Mathematical Instruments

Artist: Nicolas Bion (French, 1672–1733) Date: 1723 Medium: Illustrations: engraving, woodcut Accession: 41.100.7 On view in:Not on view

Our American Brothers (Nos Frères D'Amérique)

Artist: Guy Arnoux (French, Paris 1886–1951 Paris) Date: ca. 1917 Medium: Woodcuts colored with pochoir Accession: 59.524.3 On view in:Gallery 692

Gart der gesuntheit - Ortus sanitatis (Herbarius)

Artist: Peter Schöffer the Elder (German, Gernsheim 1425–1503 Mainz) Date: March 28, 1485 Medium: plates: hand colored woodcuts Accession: 44.7.15 On view in:Gallery 10

Les Élégies Martiales

Artist: Written by Roger Allard (French, born 1885) Date: 1917 Medium: Woodblock prints Accession: 26.92.28 On view in:Gallery 691