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Une Centaine Des Peintres

Alphonse Bacheret

Published by George Barrie, Philadelphia, 1900
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

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One Hundred Works of Great Masters: Centaine de Peintres {Limited "Edition D'Amateur" Edition Grand Deluxe limited to one of 1200 sets, sold only to Subscribers, This being set 205, in the original deluxe 3/4 brown gilt extra Morocco with decorative boards featuring a real paint palette in multi color in center in each volume, One joint needs repair, else all is near fine, some rubbing to tips, but the interior is very fine with all steel engravings fine and clean and bright with their tissue guards. A bargain for a great set of 103 engravings. BACHERET, Alphonse / George Barrie: Publisher George Barrie; Boston, N.Y. Philadelphia 1880s, 1880. Unbound. Book Condition: Good. Portfolios with 103 b&w engravings housed in eleven (11) volumes (plates are loose as issued by publisher), the INDEX OF ENGRAVINGS list 100 engravings; limited edition of 500 unnumbered copies was sold by subscription; it is missing 3 plates: Turner, John C. Horsley, and Charles L. Muller -- BUT with one extra plate not listed in "Index of Engravings" (by Laurence Alma-Tadema titled:" Le Galerie des Sculptures"); with 5 extra "fascicule" plates (these are tipped in engravings on the same card paper); one plate is mis-titled (the Sir Landseer plate) and one plate by Greuze doesn't have the text sheet; the table of contents states these are "ENGRAVINGS"; each plate has a seperate sheet "With the descriptive text under the direction of Alphonse Bacheret"; two sheet list artists, titles, and their engravers; each engraving with tissue guards; - have the artist's names, the engravers, and titles; the two sheets of the " Index of Engravings" divides the portfolios into two Sections 1 and 2, eventhough there are 11 folders, each titled DIVISIONS 1-10, plus the extra "fasicules" portfolio; **PLEASE NOTE: to keep the 5 "fasicules" with the same image, I put them with the same image instead of the "fasciules" folder; SOME OF THE ARTISTS: I'm listing with some lesser known artists, ("eng" means the engraver): 1) Michaelangelo Buonarroti "The Lybian Sibyl" eng: Ad. Didier. 2) Canaletto "The Bucentaur" eng: J. B. Allen. 3) John Constable "The Wheat-Field" eng: C. Cousen. ) 4) Delacroix " Eexecution of Marino Falier" eng: L. Flameng. 5) Domenichino has two different engravings "Galatea" & "Samson Breaking his Bonds" both eng: A. Blanchard. 6) S. R. Gifford " San Giorgio, Venice" eng: R. Hinshelwood. 7) Jean B. Greuz has 3 different engravings "Danae", "Morning", and "Simplicity" eng: L. Flameng & F. Joubert. 8) Ingres, Jean A.D. " Angelique" & The Odalisque and Her Slave" eng: L. Flameng. & Haussoullier. 9) Gabriel Metsu "Lady at a Window" & The Proposal" eng: Levy & Rauscher. 10) n. Poussin "Arcadia" eng: Walker. 11) Raffaelle "The Cherubs" eng: Lutz. 12) Joshua Reynolds "Self-Portrait" eng: Hunt. 13) Thomas Stothard " The Vintage Festival" eng: Garner. 14) David Teniers "The Village Doctor" eng: Woernle. 15) O. Achenback "The Monastery" eng: Goodall. 16) Rosa Bonheur "Ploughing in Nivernais-Twilight" eng: P. Moran 17) George L. Brown "Sunset-Genoa" eng: Hinshelwood. 18) William Camphaussen "Frederick the Great" eng: E. Forberg. 19) Pierre L. J. De Coninck "Tambourine Girl" eng: Bourne. 20) John Faed "The Justice of the King" eng: Jeens. 21) J. Jean Henner "The Lady of the Black Divan" eng: Morse. 22) Peter Moran "American Landscape, with Cattle" eng: Peter Moran. 23) Emily M. Osborn "God's Acre" eng: Bourne. 24) Henrietta Ronner "The Last Hope" eng: P. Moran. 25) Marcus Stone "The Interrupted Duel" eng: H. Bourne. 26) Edward Ward "Dr. Johnson in the Ante-Room of Lord Chesterfield" eng: C.W. Sharpe. 27) F.F. G.P. Ziem "Venice" eng: L. Gaucherel. SOME other with just names: William Dyce, Charles L. Eastlake, Jean T. Gigoux, Naricisse Guerin, Bartolome E. Murillo, Titian, David Teniers, David Wilkie, Thomas Faed, William P. Frith, Leopold Horowitz, Jean L. E. Meissonier, Erskine Nicol, Edward J. Poynter, B. Te Gempt, Emile C. Wauters, Adolphe Yvon. Size: Elephant Folio -. Bookseller Inventory # 1000507

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Une Centaine Des Peintres

Publisher: George Barrie, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1900

Binding: 3/4 Morocco

Illustrator: Many Masters

Book Condition:Near Fine

Signed: Binding

Edition: 1st Edition.

Book Type: Private Press

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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