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A catalogue of the pictures and studies of William Etty, R.A. selected for exhibition at the Society of Arts, Adelphi, London: in aid of the formation of a National Gallery of British Art.

Royal Society of Arts (London)

RA Collection: Book

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London: Printed by Charles Whittingham, at Chiswick, for the Society for the Encouragement of Arts and Manufacturers, 1849

Physical Description

44 p. ; 21 cm.

General Note

Title from cover


Passages in the life of Mr. Etty, illustrative of his works. Note: These are taken from letters to a realtive forming a concise autobiographical sketch, originally published in the Art Journal -- Catalogue of the works of William Etty, R.A. -- Names of donors and subscribers already received

Binding Note

Half-bound in leather; marbled covers. Black spine label lettered in gold: "Catalogues of Exhibitions at Society of Arts 1847 to 1850.” Bound with nine other catalogues of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, 1847-1850.

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