Sm. Folio. [Vol. 1:Catalog] xi, 477pp. [Vol. 2: Plates] 1244 plates. Blue-green cloth, gold lettering on spine in original illustrated dust wrappers and slipcase with pictorial label on spine. The fist volume comprises of an introduction to Claude Lorrain (1600-1682): The life of Claude, Claude as a draftsman, Sources, Technique, Formation and development of Claude's style, Nature Drawings, Drawing books and albums, Losses, The history of collecting, The Literature, and Addenda to the paintings. The remaining 3/4 of the first volume is dedicated to the Catalog: Drawings by Claude, and Doubtful Drawings. It finishes with listed Collectors, Essential bibliography and abbreviations, The major exhibitions, and Index with concordances. The second volume of Plates is made up solely of b/w reproductions of drawings with reference numbers corresponding to catalog records in the first volume. Light sunning and minor creasing of wraps. Slipcase with some scuffing at top and bottom, top board with four inch splits at front. Slipcase in overall good-, djs, bindings and interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 21954
Title: Claude Lorrain: The Drawings. 2-vol. set (...
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 1968
Book Condition: g- to vg
Edition: First edition.
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