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An Accurate And Descriptive Catalogue Of The Several Paintings In The King Of Spain's Palace At Madrid, With Some Account Of The Pictures In The Buen-Retiro. By Richard Cumberland, Author of The Anecdotes of Eminent Painters in Spain.

Richard Cumberland

RA Collection: Book

Record number

06/2350

Author

Imprint

London:: Printed For C. Dilly, in the Poultry; And J. Walter, Charing-Cross., M.DCC.LXXXVII.

Physical Description

iv, 131, [1] p.; 147 mm. (Octavo).

Contents

[T.p.] - Advertisement To The Reader - [Text].

References

ESTC, T116945
On Cumberland see his own Memoirs (London, 1806).
J.C. Rico, Museos Arquitectura Arte: los espacios expositivos (1994).
Museos de Madrid: Guia de Madrid y Región (1990).

Summary Note

This is a short survey of the Spanish royal collections; which in 1819 were displayed in the Prado Museum. In 1980 the Prado annexed the Casón del Buen Retiro.

Reproductions

An electronic reproduction was published in 2003 (Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale). A microfilm copy was published in 1997 (Woodbridge CT: Research Publications).

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; red morocco spine-label lettered 'Cumberland's Paintings At Madrid'.

Name as Subject

Subject

Paintings, European - Paintings, Spanish - History
Collections - Art Galleries - Spain - Madrid - History - 18th century
Catalogues - Guidebooks - Art criticism - Great Britain - 18th century

Contributors