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Hancarville, Pierre d', 1719–1805

Recherches sur l'origine, l'esprit et les progrès des arts de la Grèce : sur leurs connections avec les arts et la religion des plus anciens peuples connus : sur les monumens antiques de l'Inde, de la Perse, du reste de l'Asie, de l'Europe et de l'Égypte ...

A Londres : Chez B. Appleyard, Libraire, Queen Ann Street West & Wimpole Street, Cavendish Square, MDCCLXXV [1785]
Physical Description:
3 v. in 2 : ill. ; 29 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N5633 .H36 1785+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Anonymous. By Pierre d'Hancarville.
The work was never finished, because the author took offense at the criticisms of the first two volumes. The third volume is a supplement replying to the censures. Cf. Barbier, Dict. des ouvrages anonymes.
Engraved vignette on title page.
Catalogo ragionato dei libri d'arte e d'antichità posseduti dal conte Cicognara 2489
English short title catalogue, T149974
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-tooled diced calf, with gilt edges. With an ALS signed T.D. Whitaker tipped in at front of v. 1, and 7 added engravings.
Subject Terms:
Appleyard, B. -- Publisher.
Art, Ancient -- Early works to 1800.
Art, Greek -- Early works to 1800.
Art, Greek -- Foreign influences -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1785.
Mythology, Classical -- Foreign influences -- Early works to 1800.
Mythology, Classical, in art -- Early works to 1800.
Whitaker, Thomas Dunham, 1759-1821 -- Provenance.

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