METZ, Conrad Martin (1746-1827). Studies for Drawing the Human Figure. Philadelphia: Willis P. Hazard, [c. 1850].

American edition. This edition was printed in Philadelphia from the original copperplates produced in London, with a new title page added. The dating is unclear, but the publisher, Willis P. Hazard, was working in Philadelphia from 1851-1864. See Schimmelman 344 for London edition.

Oblong folio (270 x 341mm). 30 plates after Metz (foxed). Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards (rebacked preserving some of the original leather, boards a bit worn). Custom box. Provenance: Grose Evans (1916-?, former curator of educational work at the National Gallery of Art in Washington; inscription dated 1938).
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