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Histoire Des Artistes Vivants - Horace Vernet - A.M. Évremond De S.

Théophile Silvestre

RA Collection: Book

Record number



Variant Title

Horace Vernet


[S.l.:: s.n.,], (1855)

Physical Description

52 p., frontis. (port.); 272 mm. (Quarto.)


[Frontis.] - [Text] - Opinions De Quelques Écrivains Français Sur Les Ouvrages De M. Horace Vernet - Ouvrages De M. Horace Vernet Par Ordre Chronologique - Exposition Aux Divers Salons - Exposition Universelle De 1855.

Responsibility Note

The frontispiece portrait of Vernet is signed as engraved by Masson, printed by Drouart and published by Blanchard. The colophon states the name of the printer (?): 'P. De J. Claye. 7 Rue Saint-Benoit'.

Summary Note

There is no title-page; our title is the caption-title on the first page of text. The text carries no publication-date or publisher's imprint, but brings its account of Vernet up to the 'Exposition Universelle De 1855'.

Binding Note

19th-century quarter red morocco, dark brown cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Horace Vernet.' and 'R.A.'

Name as Subject


Painters - France - 19th century
Biography - Art criticism - France - 19th century