Biographical Charts Of Italian Painters Of The Schools Of Venice, The Venetian States, Genoa, Cremona, Mantua, Milan, Ferrara, Modena, And Parma. Volume I. (Of Bologna, Florence, Siena, Rome, And Naples. Volume II.) Compiled By Direction Of The Trustees Of The Melbourne Public Library,

Melbourne - Public Library

RA Collection: Book

Record number




By Authority: John Ferres, Government Printer, Melbourne.

Physical Description

2 vols. in one [23 f.]; 747 mm. (Broadsheet.)

Summary Note

The text is an annotated chronology.


A letter carrying the date of 14 January 1874 is loosely inserted, from James Bain 'On behalf of the Trustees of the Melbourne Public Library (Victoria)' to S.A. Hart, Esq. R.A. (librarian of the Royal Academy), offering the book to the Library of the Royal Academy for their acceptance.

Copy Note

Most leaves of text are pasted onto larger blank leaves.

Binding Note

19th-century half red morocco, red cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Italian Painters' and 'R.A.'


Painters, Italian - Paintings, Italian - Italy - History
Art history - Chronology - Australia - 19th century


John Ferres, printer
Melbourne - Public Library, publisher, previous owner, donor