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AERT SCHOUMAN
(Schouman). Buckley, Wilfred.

AERT SCHOUMAN

And the Glasses that he Engraved. With a Supplementary Note on Glasses Engraved by Frans Greenwood. Ernest Benn Limited 1931.
1st Ed. Slim 4to. [52]pp. text. 30 b/w. plates at rear. F.e.ps. lightly browned, ex.-libris Joan Ross-Brown, original gilt lettered cloth backed boards, some very minor soiling, sl. wear at corners, spine lightly faded and sl. bumped at head. No. 71 of a Limited Edition of 250 Copies. Aert Schouman or Aart Schouman (1710-1792), was a prolific and versatile Dutch painter, glass engraver, printmaker, collector and dealer, who produced still lifes, biblical and mythological themes, natural history studies, genre, historical works, portraits, sketches, etchings and mezzotints. He designed tapestries, painted wall-hangings and decorated objects such as fans, snuffboxes and even the glass windows of a magic lantern.
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