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Antiques Du Cabinet Du Comte De Pourtalès-Gorgier, Décrites Par Théodore Panofka, Secrétaire Dirigeant De L'Institut Archéologique.

Theodor Sigismund Panofka

RA Collection: Book

Record number



Variant Title

Antiques Du Cabinet Pourtalès


Paris.: De L'Imprimerie De Firmin Didot Frères, Imprimeurs De L'Institut De France, Rue Jacob, No 24. -, M DCCC XXXIV.

Physical Description

[2], iv, 122, [2] p., 41 pl.; 432 mm. (Folio.)


[Half-t., t.p.] - Avertissement - Mémoire D'Ennio Quirino Visconti Sur Un Vase Grec ... - [Text] - Table Explicative Des Planches - [Plates].

Responsibility Note

Many plates are unsigned. Some are signed by draughtsman (P. Mercurj, Fremy, St. Ange Dons., Jaquemot, Garson, Pedretti) and/or engraver (P. Mercurj, Lebas, Pedretti, St. Ange Dons., L. Delaistre, Jaquemot). Some are signed by the lithographic printer, Delpech.


F. Lenormand, 'La Galerie Pourtalès II: antiquités grecs et romaines', in Gaz. B.-A., 17 (1864), p.473-506.

On Panofka see Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie Der Wissenschaften Akademiebibliothek, Theodor Sigismund Panofka Archäologe (2000).

Summary Note

The publication-date of 1834 is given on the title page. Three plates carry the date of 1831; one, that of 1827. The half-title reads, 'Antiques Du Cabinet Pourtalès'.

Most of the pieces described are vases and sculptures, representing mythological subjects.

Twenty-nine plates have been coloured by hand.

Binding Note

19th-century half mottled calf, green watered-cloth-covered boards; rebacked in 20th century, spine lttered 'Antiques Du Cabinet Pourtalès'. Bound with one other, (ie 07/2847)

Name as Subject


Mythology, Greek - Iconography
Antiquities, Greek - Antiquities, Roman - Sculpture, Greek - Sculpture, Roman - Vases - Mediterranean Region - History
Collections - France - 19th century
Catalogues - Art history - France - 19th century
Pictorial works - Hand coloring - France - 19th century