Item #900113 "Marine Chantier de Construction"

18th-Century Shipbuilding Technique

"Marine Chantier de Construction"

Paris: 1751. Louis-Jacques Goussier, engraved by Robert Bénard. 1st Edition. Very Good. Item #900113

Beautiful 1751 French copperplate engraving illustrating the complexities of 18th-century ship building

From the "Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers", edited by Denis & Jean le Rond d'Alembert. Published in Paris, France.

Drawn by Louis-Jacques Goussier (1722-1799), engraved by Robert Bénard (1734-1777).

Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was a French philosopher, art critic, and writer. Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717-1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher.

The print is presented in a vintage frame of black with gold inner lining. There is a central vertical fold, as issued.

Very Good, light dampstaining along top and bottom edges, with a small crack in the glass along lower edge.

22” X 17” Framed.

Price: $250.00