Sculpture en Tous Genres (Sculptures of all Types) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 8. Denis Diderot.

Sculpture en Tous Genres (Sculptures of all Types) Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 8.

1771. Paris (1771).

Folio 253 x 393mm. 49 pages of descriptive text & 24 loose plates with their accompanying 2 text sheets from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.

§ The 24 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Sculpture en Tous Genres from volume VIII of plates.

The set of plates entitled Sculpture en Terre et en Plâtre is numbered 1-5.
The set of plates entitled Sculpture, Mouleurs en Plâtre is numbered 1-2
The set of plates entitled Sculpture en Marbre is numbered 1-3.
The second set of plates entitled Sculpture en Marbre is numbered 1-5.
The set of plates entitled Sculpture en Or et en Argent is numbered 1-5.
The single plate entitled Sculpture en Bois is not numbered.
The set of plates entitled Sculpture en Plomb is numbered 1-4.

Also with the relevant entries listed under Sculpteur in the Table Analytique et Raisonnée du Dictionnaire des Sciences, Arts et Métiers. Vol II (1780).

1 page (56) from volume I of the Encyclopédie (1751) including Sculpture à Paris.
1 page (493) from volume IV of the Encyclopédie (1754) including Les etudes et les ouvrages.
6 pages (775-780) from volume VI of the Encyclopédie (1756) including information on Les connoissances anatomiques qu'il doit acquérir.
1 page (599) from volume X of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Modeles en sculpture.
1 page (272) from volume XII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Les anciens.
11 pages (68, 834-843) from volume XIV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Détails sur cet art, and Sculpture antique.
1 page (503) from volume XV of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Réflexion sur les progrès de l'art statuaire chez les anciens.

1 page (819) from volume I of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1776) which includes Sculpture en bas-relief.
1 page (903) from volume II of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1776) which includes La sculpture des anciens Etrusques,
6 pages (55, 255-258 & 358) from volume III of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1777) which includes La sculpture d'école de Florence, L'histoire de la sculpture Grecque and Les pieces de sculpture d'Herculanum préférables à celles de peinture. Item #122486

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