Famous paintings

Famous paintings

Allen, Fred H.

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Price: $350.00

Publisher: Boston and New York: Haskell & Post, 1887-1888
Book Id: 36141


Price drastically reduced. 30 original parts. Japan & China paper edition before the letter. 91 pls. + 240 pp., all loose in 30 wrappers as issued.Photogravures printed by Lakeside Press on tissue with descriptive letterpress are mounted on backing sheets about 46 x 31.5 cm. Meant to be bound in two vols. Part no. 30 contains a list of 90 plates (not 80, as in the OCLC record), but this copy also includes an unlisted plate in part 15, "Egyptian dancing girl," by Hans Makart. The monochrome plates are printed in various colors. Portraits of the artists appear in the wide margins. The approximately 80 artists represented include Rosa Bonheur, Gérome, Cabanel, Bouguereau, Corot Fortuny, Courbet, Millet, Kaulbach, Daubigny , Menzel, and Doré. First plate foxed intermittent marginal tears, mostly on the front edge of the plates. Generally fine. Very heavy. **Free domestic shipping with direct order.

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