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Tour of a German Artist in England 2 Volume Set (Hybrid)

Johann David Passavant

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Hybrid. The German artist Johann David Passavant (1787-1861) visited Britain in 1831 in order to examine works by Raphael in private and public galleries for a book he was preparing. He had not been .Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 698 pages. 0.890. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108074209

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The German artist Johann David Passavant 1787 1861 visited Britain in 1831 in order to examine works by Raphael in private and public galleries for a book he was preparing He had not been able to find any helpful German accounts of British collections and so decided to publish a narrative of his own travels and observations The British writer and art critic Elizabeth Rigby later Lady Eastlake produced a two volume translation in 1836 believing that English readers would benefit from Passavant s descriptions of little known collections in their own country as well as from his practitioner s response to the works themselves Volume 1 covers the National Gallery and the various royal and aristocratic collections in London and ends with the colleges of Oxford Volume 2 beginning at Blenheim Palace and finishing in Cambridge also provides a list of the pictures discussed and an overview of collections not visited The German artist Johann David Passavant 17871861 visited Britain in 1831 in order to examine works by Raphael in private and public galleries for a book he was preparing He had not been able to find any helpful German accounts of British collections and so decided to publish a narrative of his own travels and observations The British writer and art critic Elizabeth Rigby later Lady Eastlake produced a two volume translation in 1836 believing that English readers would benefit from Passavant s descriptions of little known collections in their own country as well as from his practitioner s response to the works themselves Volume 1 covers the National Gallery and the various royal and aristocratic collections in London and ends with the colleges of Oxford Volume 2 beginning at Blenheim Palace and finishing in Cambridge also provides a list of the pictures discussed and an overview of collections not visited The German artist Johann David Passavant 17871861 visited Britain in 1831 in order to examine works by Raphael in private an

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