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Creator:
Vernet, Carle, 1758-1836, ill.
Title:
Recueil de chevaux de tous genres / dessinés par Carle et Horace Vernet, et gravés par Levachez ...
Published/Created:
A Paris, rue St. Lazare, chaussée d'Antin, No. 42 : [s.n.], [1811?]
Physical Description:
[1], 54 leaves : all ill. ; 37 x 52 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2007 3
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"L'editeur se propose de donner dans ce Recueil des compositions de chevaux de diverses espèces et dans toutes sortes d'attitudes, tels que: Cheveux militaires, de mameluck, de chasse, de course et de manège ... Chaque suite composé de 12 feuilles, imprimés en noir sur papier jésus vélin, est du prix de-- 24 f. La même suite en couleurs papier satiné-- 48 f."--Title page.
Engravings by Charles François Gabriel Levachez after Carle and Horace Vernet.
Plates 1-2 have imprint "Deposé à la Bibliothèque Nationale, le 15 ventose An II A Paris, chez Auber et Boissel, rue Vivienne no 42", plates 3-6 have same imprint but without date; the remaining plates have imprint "A Paris, rue St. Lazare, no. 42".
Date of publication from Podeschi.
The plates consist of a title page with mezzotint vignette and 54 numbered mixed-method (mezzotint and softground) engravings with engraved titles.
Podeschi, J.B. Horse and horsemanship, 99
BAC: British Art Center copy consists of two sets of the plates, interleaved; one set is hand-colored and complete, the other uncolored and lacking plates 52-54.
Subject Terms:
Auber et Boissel -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1811.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1811.
Horses -- Pictorial works.
Contributors:
Vernet, Horace, 1789-1863, ill.
Levachez, Charles François Gabriel, engraver.
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