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De la Statue Et De La Peinture Traités De Leon-Battista Alberti Noble Florentin Traduits Du Latin En Français Par Claudius Popelin

Leon Battista Alberti

RA Collection: Book

Record number

06/2463

Author

Uniform Title

[Works., French., Popelin., 1868.]

Variant Title

De la peinture
De pictura
De statua
De sculptura

Imprint

A Paris: Chez A. Lévy, Éditeur 29, Rue De Seine, 1868

Physical Description

[6], 190, [2] p.: illus.; 230 mm. (Quarto.)

Contents

[Half-t., t.p., dedic.] - Prologue - Leon Battista Alberti - [Text] - Épilogue - [Colophon].

Responsibility Note

Many illustrations are signed as drawn by Claudius Popelin (or 'CP') and engraved by Alfred Prunaire.

The printer is named in the colophon: 'Imprimé Par D. Jouaust ...'.

The translation is dedicated to Sainte-Beuve.

References

The Latin text is given in L.B. Alberti, On painting and Sculpture: the Latin texts of De Pictura and De Sculptura, ed. C. Grayson (1972).

Studies of Alberti include L. Boschetto, Leon Battista Alberti e Firenze (2000); Leon Battista Alberti: architettura e cultura: atti del convegno ... 1994 (1999); Leon Battista Alberti, ed. J. Rykwerk and A. Engel [exhibition catalogue] (1994).

Binding Note

19th-century half green morocco, marbled-papered boards; gilt-decorated spine, lettered 'Alberti - Statue Et Peinture - Popelin', 'R.A.' and 'Paris 1868'.

Subject

Painting - Sculpture - Theory
Painting - Sculpture - Italy - 15th century - Renaissance
Treatises - Italy - 15th century
Treatises - Translations into French - Translations from Latin - France - 19th century

Contributors

A. Lévy, publisher
Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, dedicatee
Damase Jouaust, printer
Claudius Popelin, translator, draughtsman
Alfred Prunaire, engraver