International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

From Artistic Engraving to Reproductive Engraving through a Critical/analytical Study of Abraham Bosse’s Treatise
Eva Figueras Ferrer

Such is the ideological disparity between Abraham Bosse’s first intaglio review (1645) and the extended revised edition by N. Ch Cochin (1745), that we can virtually speak of two different works: In order to understand the conceptual gap between the two, it is important to take into account, that when the Academy of Fine Arts of Paris was founded, in the second half of the XVII century, in France there was a fundamental shift of thought regarding art education and training, and art in general.

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