L'oeuvre gravé de François et Nicolas de Poilly d'Abbeville, graveurs parisiens du XVIIe siècle : catalogue général (Histoire Générale de Paris) View larger
Lothe (José)

L'oeuvre gravé de François et Nicolas de Poilly d'Abbeville, graveurs parisiens du XVIIe siècle : catalogue général (Histoire Générale de Paris)

Paris, Commission des travaux historiques de la Ville de Paris, 1994
(34 cm), xxv, 387 (3) pp., profusely illustrations. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Catalogue raisonné of the prints engraved by the brothers François (1623-1693) and Nicolas (1627-1696) de Poilly (577 described, 482 reproduced). François was more productive as a book illustrator (113 prints in 80 books) than his younger brother (22 prints in 9 books), whose specialties were almanacs and portraits (rarely ad vivum). Review by Jean Mazel, in Print Quarterly, volume 15 (1998), pp.417-419. ¶ Fine copy.
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