Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Livre d'Amboucheure

Date:
17th century
Culture:
possibly French
Medium:
Ink, sheepskin
Dimensions:
H. 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm); W. 13 in. ( 33 cm)
Classification:
Books & Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1947
Accession Number:
47.18
Not on view
Ex coll.: Joannes Joseph, Count of Thun (bookplate); Tetschner Bibliothek (red stamp on first leaf); Richard S. Wormser, New York.
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