Peinture en Huile, en Miniature et Encaustique (Oil, Miniature and Encaustic
Peinture en Huile, en Miniature et Encaustique (Oil, Miniature and Encaustic

DIDEROT, Denis. Peinture en Huile, en Miniature et Encaustique (Oil, Miniature and Encaustic Painting)

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Oil, Miniature and Encaustic Painting.

DIDEROT, Denis. Peinture en Huile, en Miniature et Encaustique (Oil, Miniature and Encaustic Painting) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 8 Paris (1771)

Folio, 253 x 393mm. 8 pages of descriptive text & 8 loose plates with their accompanying text sheet from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.
The 8 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Peinture en Huile, en Miniature et Encaustique from volume VIII of plates. Plates are numbered 1-8.
3 pages (315, 328, & 610) from volume V of the Encyclopédie (1755) including Comment son secret se répandit and information on M. de Caylus under Peinture à Huile
1 page (408) from volume X of the Encyclopédie (1765) including further detail on Comment son secret se répandit under Peinture à Huile
2 pages (277 & 278) from volume XII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including information on Jean de Bruges and Observation sur le pastel under Peinture à Huile
1 page (607) from volume V of the Encyclopédie (1755) which includes information on Encaustique under Peinture
1 page (548) from volume X of the Encyclopédie (1765) which includes information on Peinture sur toile en miniature under Peinture
With some browning to a few leaves.
With some text by Jaucourt, these plates are furnished with a selection of detailed entries on oil painting, miniatures and encaustic painting. Whilst the plates mainly show equipment, Jaucourt's text discusses a variety of aspects.

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