1645 BROADSIDE on Table Manners, Gastronomy - “Tischzucht” extremely rare
Conrad Meyer (1618–1689),
Gastronomy, Table Manners
1645 (c. 1680 von Johannes Mayer)
Engraving, text surrounded by typographic ornament.
Broadsheet with copper engraved etching depicting Table Manners.
Original and extremely scarce Broadsheet by Conrad Meyer. Third State of the engraving with the date added by Johannes Meyer. Paper Watermarked IE
(Zurich, Johannes Meyer: [ca.1690])
Broadside on table manners; with an earlier etching by Conrad Meyer of 1645, showing the artist's family gathered around a table in a richly detailed dining room; with 112 lines of letterpress verse in two columns outlining proper manners.
40 x 34 cm
Horizontal fold with some loss to a few letters. Some age toning and spotting.