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Creator:
Bélanger, Louis, 1756–1816
Title(s):

Number 1[-2] of the picturesque views of the glaciers of Europe ...

Additional Title(s):

Picturesque views of the glaciers of Europe

Number one[-two] of the picturesque views of the glaciers of Europe

Published/Created:
[London] : Published by Mesrs. G. and W. Nicol, Pall Mall; J. White, Fleet Street; Colnaghi, Sala & Co., Cockspur Street; & C. Geisweiler, 42 Parliament Street, May 1, 1800.
Physical Description:
4 prints in 2 volumes : aquatint and etching, with hand-coloring ; platemarks 55 x 70 cm, on sheets 66 x 91 cm, in volumes 70 x 98 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2023 19
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
Title from publisher's printed labels on front covers of original parts. Each label continues: "Containing two coloured prints, price 4 guineas."
In the second and third prints, "L. L'homme, 93 New Bond Street" is named as an additional publisher.
Each print includes titles and descriptive text in English and French.
BAC Folio C 2023 19: In original parts, in blue wrappers with publishers' title labels.
Subject Terms:
Alps.
Glaciers -- France.
Glaciers -- Switzerland.
Rivers -- France.
Rivers -- Switzerland.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints.
Etchings.
Hand-coloring.
Contributors:
Châtelet, Claude-Louis, 1753-1795, artist.
Malgo, Simon, 1745- engraver.
Mérigot, J., engraver.
Van Lerberghe, Peter, 1772 or 1773- artist.
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  • View of the torrent of the Lutschinen and of the glaciers where it takes its source = Vue du torrent de la Lutschinen en Suisse et des glaciers ou il prend sa source / drawn on the spot by L. Belanger ; painted by P. Vanlerberghe ; engraved by S. Malgo
  • View of the source of the Arve = Vue de la source de l'Arve / drawn on the spot and painted by L. Belanger ; engraved by S. Merigot
  • View of the source of the Trient and of the glacier from whence it issues = Vue de la source du Trient et du glacier d'ou il sort / drawn on the spot by Chatelet ; painted by P. Vanlerberghe ; engraved by J. Merigot
  • View of the source of the Arveiron = Vue de la source de l'Arveiron / drawn on the spot by L. Belanger ; painted by P. Vanlergerghe ; engraved by S. Malgo.

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