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Flaxman, John, 1755–1826

L'oeuvre des jours et la Théogonie d'Hésiode / composés et dessinés par John Flaxman et gravés par Mme. Soyer.

Paris : Chez Bance ... Delpech ... Bénard ..., 1821.
Physical Description:
37 leaves : etchings ; 30 x 44 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2018 50
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Etched throughout, including title leaf.
Bentley, G.E. Early engravings of Flaxman's classical designs, page 57, no. 3
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards. The volume is signed on front paste-down: "M.C. Lloyd. Belonged to John Gibson, sculptor, 5 via della Pontanella, Rome." The autograph is presumably that of Mary Charlotte Lloyd (1819-1896), the Welsh sculptor who studied with John Gibson in Rome. Bound with: Flaxman, John. Compositions d'après les tragédies d'Eschile. Paris : Chez Nitot Dufresne, [1803].
Subject Terms:
Gibson, John, 1790-1866 -- Provenance.
Hesiod -- Illustrations.
Lloyd, Mary Charlotte, 1819-1896 -- Autograph.
Mythology, Greek -- Art.
Etchings -- 1821.
Soyer, L. Ch. (Louise-Charlotte), engraver.
Bance, Jacques-Louis, 1761-1847, publisher.
Delpech, François Séraphin, 1778-1825, publisher.
Pieri-Benard, publisher.

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