Record number 03/2179
TitleLivre de Diverses Figures d'Académies Dessinées d'Après le Naturel par Edme Bouchardon Sculpteur du Roy
ImprintA Paris: Chez Huquier ruë St. Jacques, au coin de la ruë des Mathurins. Avec Privil. du Roy., 1738.
Physical Description12 pl. [incl. t.-pl.] 480 mm. (Folio).
Summary NoteEach plate shows a male nude.
Responsibility NoteAll plates are signed as drawn by Ede. Bouchardon, except no. 1 (title-plate). All are signed by engravers - J. B. Perroneau (nos. 1, 7), P. Aveline ( 2, 5, 9, 10, 12); J. Aubert ( 3, 6, 8, 11), and Huquier (no. 4).
SubjectMale nude in art - Nudes - Men (male humans) - Drawing - Life drawings - France - History - 18th century
Manuals - Pattern books - Pattern drawings, French - Instructional materials - France - 18th century
Pictorial works - France - 18th century
ReferencesA.L. Clark, Drawing on tradition: the lost legacy of academic figure studies [exhibition catalogue] (1995); The artist's model: its role in British art [exhibition catalogue] (1991); M. Roland Michel, Le dessin français au XVIIIe siècle (1987), p. 47-76; J. H. Rubin, Eighteenth century French life drawing (1977); H. Ronot, 'Le traité d'anatomie d'Edme Bouchardon', in Bulletin de la Societé de l'histoire de l'art français, annee 1968 (1970), p.93-100.
Binding Note19th-century marbled-papered boards, half calf; spine lettered 'Diverses Figures D'Academies Par Bouchardon - Paris 1738'.
ProvenanceRecorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.
Contributors Bouchardon, Edmé, 1698 - 1762, draughtsman
Perronneau, Jean-Baptiste, 1715 - 1783, engraver
Aveline, Pierre, the younger, 1702 - 1760, engraver
Aubert, J., fl. ca. 1738?, engraver
Huquier, Gabriel, 1695 - 1772?, publisher, engraver
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