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Schönheiten-Sammlung: Gallerie von sechs und dreissig weiblichen Bildnissen; Collection de Beautès: Galerie de trente-six portraits de femmes

Königl. Bayer. Privil. Kunstanstalt von Pilotz & Löhle

Published by NP, München, 1860
Condition: fair Hardcover
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Elephant folio (17" x 23"). Unpaginated ([1],36pp). Deep-blue velvet with gold-border on front and back board, gold-lettering and small decoration in gold on cover. Book resting in black cardboard box. Decorative endpapers. Reinforced along gutter with blue binders tape at front and rear endpapers. Title-page with decorative border. Title page as well as all other text in German and French: "Schönheiten-Sammlung: Gallerie von sechs und dreissig weiblichen Bildnissen aus verschiedenen Ständen und Nationalitäten im Auftrage Sr. Maj. des Königs Ludwig I. von Bayern nach dem Leben gemalt von dem K. B. Hofmaler Joseph Stieler und im Saalbaue der neuen königlichen Residenz zu München aufgestellt. Mit specieller königlicher Genehmigung theils durch Steinzeichnungen theils durch den Stich reproducirt und herausgegeben von der Königl. Bayer. Privil. Kunstanstalt von Pilotz & Löhle in München. Collection de Beautès: Galerie de trente-six portraits de femmes de pays et conditions divers crèèe par les orders de sa Majestè le Roi Louis I. de Bavière peinte D'apres nature par Jos. Stieler, peintre de la cour et placèe dans le batiment des salles de la nouvelle Rèsidence royale a Munich. Avec L'autorisation Spèciale de S. M. le Roi en Lithographies et Gravures par L'Etablissement Artistique Privilègiè de Piloty & Löhle a Munich." Delightfully illustrated with 36 full-page lithographic reproductions of steel-engravings of female portraits after paintings by Joseph Stieler, engraved by A. Fleischmann. Stieler was the painter (Hofmaler) in the court of King Ludwig I. The works were done between 1827-1851, the ladies shown are from many nationalities & social classes, mainly focusing on royalty (list below). All paintings are from the Schönheiten-Sammlung (Collection), which were owned by King Ludwig I. of Bavaria and kept in his residence in Munich. Each plate with decorative borders, plates protected by tissue guard. Foxing to margins and verso of pages. Heavy wear, staining and tear on box, paper-covering on outer edge of box missing. Small closed tears along head and tail of spine of velvet, tiny chip on bottom edge of front board, wear on corners. Rare deluxe edition in a stunning binding. List of plates in German and French with title of each lady, laid-in. List has been folded with creasing and minor foxing. Box in poor, binding and interior in overall very good condition. List of plates: 1) Marie, Königin von Bayern 2) Augusta, Kaiserliche Prinzessin und Erzherzogin von Oesterreich, grossherzogliche Prinzessin von Toskana 3) Alexandra, Kgl. Prinzessin von Bayern 4) Sophie, Erzherzogin von Oesterreich 5) Lady Milbanke 6) Katharina Bozzaris 7) Amalie, Freyin von Krüdener 8) Janthe, Lady Ellenborough 9) Caroline, Gräfin von Waldbott-Bassenheim 10) Irene, Gräfin von Arco-Stepperg 11) Rosalie Julie von Bonar 12) Amalie von Schintling 13) Crescentia, Fürstin von Oettingen-oettingen und Oettingen-Wallerstein 14) Isabella, Gräfin von Tauffkirchen-Engelburg 15) Friederike, Freyin von Gumppenberg 16) Maria, Gräfin von Landsfeld 17) Charlotte von Hagn 18) Cornelia Vetterlein 19) Marianne Marquise Florenzi 20) Caroline, Gräfin Holnstein 21) Mathilde, Freyin von Jordan 22) Therese Spence 23) Karoline Lizius 24) Anna Hillmayr 25) Ludovika, Freyin von Neubeck 26) Elisabeth List 27) Maximillian Borzaga 28) Anna R. Kaula 29) Augusta Strobel 30) Regina Daxenberger 31) Lady Jane Erskine 32) Wilhelmine Sulzer 33) Josepha Conti 34) Helena Sedlmayer 35) Antonia Wallinger 36) Maria Dietsch. Bookseller Inventory # 22096

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Title: Schönheiten-Sammlung: Gallerie von sechs und...

Publisher: NP, München

Publication Date: 1860

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair

Edition: Prachtausgabe.

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