Lot 304 of 426:
Etched plates after renowned artists, 1875  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Chapters on Painting / Entretiens sur la Peinture
Author:
Ménard, René
Place:
London & Paris
Publisher:
Seeley, Jackson / Hippolyte Heymann
Date:
1875
Description:

243, [1] pp. Text in English and French, on facing pages. With 49 (of 50) etched plates after various artists; tissue guards. (4to) 35.5x26 cm (14x10¼"), period three-quarter morocco & marbled boards, spine tooled in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt.

Fine etchings after paintings by Lucas Cranach, Joshua Reynolds, Goya, J.-F. Millet, Eugene Delacroix, Gainsborough, Constable, Fragonard, and others. Lacking the plate that should face p.122, Les Couturieres, by Brekelenkamp. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Leather scuffed at spine and corners, but sound; tears to a few tissue guards; very good.
 
Item number:
311136
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