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Galerie De Son Altesse Royale Madame La Duchesse De Berry École Française. Peintres Modernes. Ouvrage Dédié A Son Altesse Royale Et Lithographié Par D'Habiles Artistes Sous La Direction De M. Le Chevalier Bonnemaison, Membre De La Légion D'Honneur, Directeur De La Restauration Des Tableaux Du Musée Royal, Et Conservateur De La Galerie De Son Altesse Royale.

RA Collection: Book

Record number

05/2627

Imprint

Paris: Imprimerie De J. Didot, L'Ainé, Imprimeur Du Roi., M.DCCCXXII.

Physical Description

2 vols.; 517 mm.

General Note

Vol. I: [138] p., [60] pl. - Vol. II: [130] p., [60] pl.

Contents

Vol. I: [Half-t., t.p., dedic.] - [Plates, with texts]. - Vol. II: [Half-t.] - [Plates, with texts] - Liste Des Souscripteurs.

Responsibility Note

The plates are signed with the names of source-artists and (lithographic) draughtsmen. The draughtsmen were Chretien, Vauzelle (also spelt Vauselle), Weber, Schmit, Ed. Wattier, Mme. Hardebourg Lescot (also spelt Hardebourt Lescot), Beranger, Villeneuve, Aubry Lecomte, Mongin, Robert, Adolphe Roehn, Louis Gudin, J.B. Arnout, Brienne, A. Bichebois, V. Adam, Renoux, Bellay, Heuer, Canella, Langlacé, D'Hardiviller, Lt. Maurin, A. Maurin, A. Joly, A. Xavier Leprince, J. Jacottet (also spelt Jacquotet), Berre, Grevedon, Jaime, Deroy, Bouhot, Trolli, Courtin, Loyez. Almost all plates are also signed as directed by Bonnemaison. The title-page vignette is signed as by Schmit. Most plates carry the imprint of the lithographic printer (F.) (de) Villain (rue de Sevres 23). The work is dedicated by Bonnemaison to the Duchesse de Berry.

References

B. Scott, 'The Duchesse de Berri as patron of the arts', in Apollo, 124 (1986), p.345-53; De David à Delacroix, ed. T.J. Cummings et al. [exhibition catalogue] (1975) (also in English, From David to Delacroix).

Summary Note

The work appears to have been published serially. The title-plate gives the publication-date of 1822, but in Volume I pl. [33] carries the date of 1823, and pl. [56] that of 1824; in Volume II one plate carries the date 1826. The plates show paintings by Mme. Auzou, Auguste Desmoulins (2 pl.), Granet, Bonnefond (3 pl.), Bouton (2 pl.), Boilly (3 pl.), Mme. Haudebourt Lescot (also spelt Haudebourg Lescot) (2 pl.), Martin Drolling (3 pl.), Hubert Robert, Mallet (2 pl.), Michallon, Hersent (2 pl.), Vander-burch, Léopold Robert (2 pl.), Adolphe Roehn (3 pl.), Danloux (also spelt Daulou) (2 pl.), Taunay (2 pl.), Bellay (de Lyon) (2 pl.), Mlle. Gérard (2 pl.), Demarne (also spelt De Marne) (4 pl.), Bertin, V. Delassus (also spelt De Lassus), Pierre Duval Le Camus (also spelt Duval Lecamus) (3 pl.), Swebach (dit Fontaine) (3 pl.), Gerard Vanspaendonck (2 pl.), Guyot (2 pl.), Génod (also spelt Genot) (2 pl.), Prud'hon, Duclaux (2 pl.), Truchot (2 pl.), Renoux, Mme. Lebrun, Mlle. Jenni Legrand (also spelt Jenny Le Grand) (2 pl.), Storelli (2 pl.), Langlacé, Regnier, Bertin, Horace Vernet (2 pl.), Mongin, Quinart, Ronmy (2 pl.), Vallin, J. Berré (2 pl.), Lavauden, Grenier (2 pl.), De Boissieu, A. Xavier Leprince (2 pl.), Bidauld, Laurent (3 pl.), Louis Garneray (2 pl.), Berthon, Louis Ricois (2 pl.), Bouhot (2 pl.), Scheffer Ainé, Eugène Isabey, Revoil, Theodore Gudin, Destouches (2 pl.), F.A. Pernot, Mme. Ve. Paignierre, Bitter, Gassies, Girodet-Trioson, T. Richard, Ommégan(c)k, Deroy, Beaume, Bellange, Dubois-Drahoné, Charles De Crespy Leprince, Edouard Pingret, Knip, Turpin de Crissé, Gérard, Letanneur, De La Roche (also spelt Delaroche).

Binding Note

19th-century half black morocco, marbled-papered boards; rebacked in 20th century retaining earlier spine-piece lettered 'Galerie Duchse. De Berry. Tome I. (II.)'

Name as Subject

Subject

Paintings - History paintings - Genre - France
Collections - France - 19th century
Catalogues - 19th century
Pictorial works - Lithographs - 19th century

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