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Dalton, Richard, 1715?-1791

A collection of twenty antique statues : drawn after the originals etc. in Italy / by Richard Dalton Esq. ; and engraved by Messrs. Ravenet, Grignion, Wagner, Baron, &c.

London : John Boydell, 1770.
Physical Description:
[1] leaf, 20 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 65 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2019 6
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary quarter leather and marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Casino Borghese (Rome, Italy)
Palazzo Farnese (Rome, Italy)
Sculpture, Classical.
Sculpture, Roman.
Statues -- Italy.
Villa Borghese (Rome, Italy : Park)
Etchings -- 1770.
Engravings -- 1770.
Baron, Bernard, 1696-1762, engraver.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver.
Ravenet, Simon François, 1706-1774, engraver.
Wagner, Joseph, 1706-1780, engraver.
Boydell, John, 1720-1804, publisher.

  • Contents, from title page: 1. The Loacoon, in the Vatican at Rome
  • 2. The fighting gladiator, in the Villa Borghese at Rome
  • 3. Another view of the same statue
  • 4. Flora, in the Farnese Palace at Rome
  • 5. Silenus, with a young Bacchus in his arms, in the Villa Borghese
  • 6. A muse, in the Capitol
  • 7. Hercules, in the Farnese Palace
  • 8. Hercules, in the Giustiniani Palace at Rome
  • 9. Apollo, in the Belvedere
  • 10. The wrestlers, in the Grand Duke's gallery at Florence
  • 11. The listener, in the Grand Duke's gallery at Florence
  • 12. The dancing faun, in the Grand Duke's gallery at Florence
  • 13. Apollo, in the Villa Medici at Rome
  • 14. Antinous, in the Capitol --15. Antinous, in the Vatican
  • 16. Venus of Medicis
  • 17. Mercury, in the Grand Duke's gallery at Florence
  • 18. The dying gladiator, in the Capitol
  • 19. Egyptian woman, in the Villa Borghese
  • 20. The sleeping hermaphrodite, in the Village Borghese.

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