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Creator:
Robillard-Péronville, -1809.
Title(s):

Musée français : recueil des plus beaux tableaux, statues, et bas-reliefs qui existaient au Louvre avant 1815, avec l'explication des sujets, et des discours historiques sur la peinture, la sculpture, et la gravure / par Duchesne Aîné.

Additional Title(s):

Recueil des plus beaux tableaux, statues, et bas-reliefs qui existaient au Louvre avant 1815

Published/Created:
A Paris : Publié par A. et W. Galignani, Rue Vivienne ; et A Londres par J.O. Robinson, Poultry, [1829-1830]
[Paris] : Imprimerie de Jules Didot L'Ainé, Imprimeur du Roi, Rue du Pont-de-Lodi, [1829-1830]
Physical Description:
4 volumes : illustrations ; 62 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2013 10
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes full page copper plate engravings of works of art contained in the Louvre before 1815.
Originally issued in 25 parts.
With engraved title vignettes, head and tail pieces.
1st edition of Musée français continued by Henri Laurent, under the title Le Musée royal.
2d edition of Musée français, published by Robillard-Péronville and Pierre Laurent, Paris, 1803-11; the text is rewritten and abridged from the original by S. C. Croze-Magnan, E. Q. Visconti and T. B. Eméric-David. An English translation has been added.
Text in English and French.
Includes bibliographical references.
BEIN 1979 Folio 42: This copy bound differently from other Beinecke Library copy: "Essay on the history of painting" is bound in vol. 1; "Essay on the history of ancient sculpture" and "Essay on the history of engraving" are bound in vol. 4; in other Beinecke Library copy all three English texts bound following French texts in vol. 3.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in 19th century gilt-tooled navy morocco. "Essay on the history of engraving" is bound in volume 1. "Essay on the history of painting" is bound in volume 2 and 3. "Essay on the history of ancient sculpture" is bound in volume 4.
Subject Terms:
Musée du Louvre.
Painting -- France -- Paris.
Robinson, J.O. -- Publisher.
Sculpture -- France -- Paris.
Statues -- France -- Paris.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1829-1830.
Contributors:
Laurent, Pierre, 1739-1809.
Croze-Magnan, S. C.
Visconti, Ennio Quirino, 1751-1818.
Emeric-David, T.-B. (Toussaint-Bernard), 1755-1839.
Duchesne, Jean, 1779-1855.
A. and W. Galignani (Firm), publisher.
Didot, Jules, 1794-1871, printer.
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  • [v.1.] École italieen
  • [v.2.] École allemande
  • [v.3.] École française.
  • [v.4.] Statues.

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