Record number 03/2256
TitleRecueil Des Meilleurs Desseins De Raimond La Fage Gravé par cinq des plus habiles Graveurs. Et mis en lumiere par les soins de Vander-Bruggen.
Imprinta Amsterdam, sur le Dam, au chien Veillant, avec Privilege de Nos-seigneurs les Etats de Hollande et de West-Frise.: Se Vend chez Gerard Valck, Marchand et Graveur, [after 1684?]
Physical DescriptionTitle-pl., [4] p. (engr.), [2] ports., [45] pl. (24 fold.); 503 mm. 
Physical Description NoteFour of the leaves carry four small engravings each; six of the leaves carry two small engravings each.
Content Format Note[T.pl., dedic.] - Discours Sur Les Oeuvres De la Fage - [port. of Jean Van Der Bruggen; port. of R. la Fage] - [Plates].
Responsibility NoteThe dedication and 'Discours' are signed as engraved by C. Berey.

The portrait of Van der Bruggen is signed as painted by N. de Largillier and engraved by I. Vander Bruggen; that of Lafage is signed as engraved by Cornel. Vermeulen. Most other plates are signed as engraved by F. Ertinger; some as engraved by G. Audran, C. Simonneau or C. Vermeulen.

Most plates carry the imprint of Valck, Amsterdam; two carry that of Vander Bruggen, Paris.

The publication is dedicated by Vander-Bruggen to Monsieur Bertin.
SubjectDrawings, French - France - 17th century
Pictorial works - Netherlands -
Armorial bindings - Netherlands -
Name as Subject Lafage, Raymond de, 1656 - 1684
ReferencesJ. Arvengas, Raymond Lafage, dessinateur (1965); N. T. Whitman, The drawings of Raymond Lafage (1963).
Copy NotePlate [20] has its lowest quarter removed - probably carrying one engraving.
Binding Note18th-century mottled calf, upper and lower covers gilt-stamped with a coat-of-arms; brown morocco spine-label lettered, 'Desseins De La Fage'.
ProvenanceRecorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.
Contributors Lafage, Raymond de, 1656 - 1684, source artist
Van der Bruggen, Jan, 1649 -, engraver
Bertin, Nicolas, 1668? - 1736, dedicatee
Valck, Gerard, 1602 - 1726, publisher
Berey, Claude Auguste, ca. 1651 or 1665 - ca. 1730, engraver
Largilliere, Nicolas de, 1656 - 1746, source artist
Vermeulen, Cornelis, 1642 - 1692, engraver
Audran, Gérard, 1640 - 1703, engraver
Ertinger, Franz, 1640 - ca. 1710, engraver
Simonneau, Charles, 1645 - 1728, engraver
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