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Goya Par Charles Yriarte - Sa Biographie Les Fresques, Les Toiles, Les Tapisseries, Les Eaux-Fortes Et Le Catalogue De L'Œuvre Avec Cinquante Planches Inedites D'Après Les Copies De Tabar, Bocourt Et Ch. Yriarte

Charles Yriarte

RA Collection: Book

Record number




Paris: Henri Plon, Imprimeur-Éditeur Rue Garancière, 10 -, 1867 Tous droits réservés.

Physical Description

[8], 156 p., frontis. (port.), [24] pl.: illus.; 316 mm. (Quarto.)

General Note

Page [8] is numbered '11'. The plates carry no plate-numbers, but each carries the number of the page next to which it is to be bound.


[Half-t., frontis. (port.), t.p., dedic.] - Avant-Propos - [Text and pl.] - Table Des Gravures.

Responsibility Note

Most plates and in-text illustrations are signed by draughtsman and wood-engraver - who are named again in the 'Table Des Gravures'. Draughtsmen were Étienne Bocourt, Jules Lavée, Félix Thorigny, Ulysse, Grandsire, Godefroy Durand, Edmond Morin, Gustave Janet, Jules Férat and Hippolyte Pauquet. Wood-engravers were L. Chapon, Dumont, Sotain, Charles Maurand, Boetzel, Henry Linton, Peulot, Édouard Coste, Frederick Moller, Hippolyte Dutheil, Aymard, Étienne, N. Morel, E. Roevens, Pierre Verdeil and Charles Barbant. The printer is named on the verso of the half-title: 'Paris. - Typograhie De Henri Plon, Imprimeur De L'Empereur, Rue Garancière, 8.' The work is dedicated by Charles Yriarte to L'Académie Royale Des Nobles Arts De San-Fernando.


S. Symmons, Goya (1998); N. Glendinning, Goya and his critics (1977); E. Sayre, The Changing Image: Prints By Francisco Goya [exhibition catalogue] (1974).


The verso of the front free-endpaper is inscribed in pencil, 'S: A: H', i.e. S. A. Hart, Librarian of the Royal Academy 1864-81. Purchased for RA Library in 1871 (see RA Annual Report for 1871, p. 29) .

Binding Note

19th-century half brown morocco, brown cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Goya Yriarte', 'R.A.' and 'Paris 1867'.

Name as Subject


Artists - Painters - Engravers - Paintings - Engravings - Spain - History - 18th century - 19th century
Art history - Biography - France - 19th century
Pictorial works - France - 19th century


Francisco Goya, source artist
Plon, publisher, printer
Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid), dedicatee