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Canova Et Ses Ouvrages Ou Mémoirs Historiques Sur La Vie Et Les Travaux De Ce Célèbre Artiste Par M. Quatremère De Quincy De L'Institut Royal De France (Académie Des Inscriptions Et Belles-Lettres) Secrétaire Perpétuel De L'Académie Des Beaux-Arts.

Antoine-Chrysostome Quatremère de Quincy

RA Collection: Book

Record number

05/3215

Author

Imprint

Paris.: Adrien Le Clere Et Cie Imprimeurs-Libraires, Quai Des Augustins, No 35., M DCCC XXXIV.

Physical Description

xii, 420 p., frontis. (port.), facsim. (fold.); 236 mm. (Octavo.)

Contents

[Half-t., frontis., facsim., t.p.] - [Preface] - [Text] - Post-Scriptum - Appendice Contenant Un Choix De Lettres Adressées Par Canova A L'Auteur - Table Des Matières.

Responsibility Note

The frontispiece portrait of Canova is signed by C. Richomme. The folded facsimile is of a signed letter by Canova.

References

J. Wardropper and Th. F. Rowlands, 'Antonio Canova and Quatremere de Quincy: the gift of friendship', in A. Inst. Chicago Mus. Stud., 15:1 (1989), p.38-44.

Binding Note

19th-century half red morocco, red paper-covered boards; gilt-decorated spine lettered 'Canova - De Quincy'.

Name as Subject

Subject

Sculptors - Sculpture - Italy - History - 18th century - 19th century - Neoclassical
Biography - Art history - Art criticism - France - 19th century

Contributors