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100 popular pictures: facsimile reproductions in colour of popular pictures selected from the world’s great galleries. [Part 1] / with an introduction by M.H. Spielmann, F.S.A and notes by Arthur Fish. – London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne, 1910.

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Cover title: 100 popular pictures in colour


London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: 1910

Physical Description

vii, 4 p. of col. pl. : ill. ; 40 cm.

Series Title

100 popular pictures

General Note

"A sumptuous new serial, to be completed in 25 forthnightly part. Part 1. Part 2 will be publshed April 6. 110 Popular Pictures in Colour" [from the front cover].
Pasted to the front cover is a small colour reproduction of Thursday by Walter Dendy Sadler (1854-1923)
Each plate is accompanied by leaf with descriptive text.


Introduction / M.H. Spielmann -- Mrs Siddons by Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. (1727-1788) in the National Gallery, London -- The Gleaners by Jean François Millet (1814-1875) in the Louvre, Paris -- The Knight Errant by Sir John Everett Millais, P.R.A. (1829-1896) in the Tate Gallery, London -- The Horse Fair by Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899) in the Metropolitan Museum, New York, replica in the National Gallery, London

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