Félibien and the Fantastic Goberge

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  Before Joseph Moxon’s “Mechanick Exercises,” there was André Félibien. Félibien (1619-1695), was an early and important art critic and published a book in 1676 on the tools and processes used by woodworkers, sculptors, painters and architects called “Principes de L’architecture….” The book, published anonymously, is beautifully illustrated. And the plates were almost certainly copied … Read more »

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