Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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A Typographical Composition, from “Receuil Papyrographique”,

Plate 1 from Lithographic Collection (Recueil papyrographique: Premiers essais de l’impression chimique sur cartons lithographiques contenant quatre planches dans les differents genres usités)

Pen lithograph

Edition: Although 500 copies of the publication were printed (see cover), few complete sets in this state of preservation survive. Published chez Senefelder & Comp.ie rue Servantoni, No. 13, Paris, 1820.

Accession number: 1964.29.1.2

Purchase funds, 1964

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Albert Maroni (Lugt 150b). Unidentified collector’s mark (not listed in Lugt).

Bibliography: Carl Wagner, Alois Senefelder. Sein Leben und Wirken (Liepzig, 1914), pp. 154–155 (figure 52 is a reproduction of the explanatory plate).

Work Type: print

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