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Histoire De P.-P. Rubens Suivie Du Catalogue Générale Et Raisonné de ses tableaux, esquissues, dessins et vignettes Avec L'Indication Des Lieux Où Ils Se Trouvent Et Des Artistes Qui Les Ont Gravés Par André Van Hasselt

André Henri Constant Van Hasselt

RA Collection: Book

Record number

07/128

Author

Imprint

Bruxelles: Imprimerie De la Société Des Beaux-Arts Gérants: MM. De Wasme Et Laurent -, 1840

Physical Description

[8], 394, [4] p., frontis. (port.), [3] pl.; 219 mm. (Octavo.)

Contents

[Half-t., frontis., t.p., dedic., note] - [Text and pl.] - Table.

Responsibility Note

The frontispiece portrait is unsigned. Plate [1] is signed 'Stroobant lith. Société des Beaux-Arts'; pl. [2] is unsigned; pl. [3] is signed 'lithé. de la Société des Beaux-Arts'. The work is dedicated by André van Hasselt to the Prince de Ligne.

Summary Note

The frontispiece shows a portrait of Rubens, 'Pierre Paul Rubens'; plate [1] shows a view of the 'Château De Steen, À Elewyt'; pl. [2] is a facsimile of a letter by Rubens; pl. [3] shows 'Epée donnée à P.P. Rubens par Charles Ier Roi d'Angleterre'.

Provenance

The verso of the front loose endpaper is inscribed in pencil 'S:A:H:', i.e. S.A. Hart, librarian of the Royal Academy 1864-81.

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; black morocco spine-label lettered 'André Van Hasselt - Histoire De P.-P. Rubens.'

Name as Subject

Subject

Paintings - Painters - Belgium - History - 17th century
Art history - Biography - Catalogues raisonnés - Belgium - 19th century

Contributors

François Stroobant, lithographer
Eugène, 8th Prince de Ligne, dedicatee
Société des Beaux-Arts (Bruxelles), publisher, printer, lithographic printer