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Creator:
Pigage, Nicolas de, 1723-1796, author.
Title(s):

La Galerie électorale de Dusseldorff, ou, Catalogue raisonné et figuré de ses tableaux : dans lequel on donne une connoissance exacte de cette fameuse collection, & de son local, par des descriptions détaillées, & par une suite de 30 planches, contenant 365 petites estampes redigées & gravées d'après ces mêmes tableaux, par Chretien de Mechel ... ouvrage composé dans un gout nouveau / par Nicolas de Pigage.

Additional Title(s):

Catalogue raisonné et figuré de ses tableaux

Estampes du Catalogue raisonné et figuré des tableaux de la Galerie électorale de Dusselforrf

Published/Created:
A Basle : chez Chretien de Mechel & chez Mrs. les Inspecteurs des Galeries Électorales à Dusseldorff & à Mannheim, MDCCLXXVIII [1778.]
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 30 x 39 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2013 50
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
The plates were originally issued in a separate volume with title: Estampes du Catalogue raisonné et figuré des tableaux de la Galerie électorale de Dusselforrf.
BEIN: Vol. [2] (30 pl.) has title: Estampes du Catalogue raisonné et figuré des tableaux de la Galerie électorale de Dusselforrf, bound in front.
BAC: British Art Center in 2 volumes. Volume 1 in contemporary paper boards. Volume 2 (the plates) in later half morocco.
The text is divided into six parts, a section devoted to each room and to the moveable works, and is preceded by a preface which gives a history of the collection, the patronage of the electors, and a description of the gallery. The plates show the rooms of the gallery, wall by wall with their arrangements of paintings; these are preceded by a plan and section of the building.
Subject Terms:
Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf -- Catalogs.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1778.
Contributors:
Mechel, Christian von, 1737-1817, engraver.
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