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Lettres Écrites De La Vendée A M. Anatole De Montaiglon Par Benjamin Fillon [Epigraph]

Benjamin Fillon

RA Collection: Book

Record number

06/2464

Author

Variant Title

Documents historiques et artistiques

Imprint

Paris: Librairie Tross 8, Passage Des Beaux-Pavillons, Palais-Royal, 1861

Physical Description

[4], 128 p., frontis.: illus.; 234 mm. (Octavo.)

Contents

[Half-t., frontis., t.p., note] - [Text] - Table Des Matières; [colophon].

Responsibility Note

The frontispiece is signed as made by 'D. de R.' In-text illustrations are unsigned.

The printer is named on the half-title verso and in the colophon: 'Imprimerie De Pierre Robuchon A Fontenay-le-Comte'.

Summary Note

The half-title reads, 'Documents Historiques Et Artistiques'.

The text consists of eleven letters: 1. La Perspective artificielle et son auteur; 2. Un commis d'Henry Estienne au couvent des Cordeliers de Fontenay; 3. Bernard Palissy et les Parthenay-l'Archeveque; 4. Fabrique de poteries fines établie à Fontenay au XVIe siècle; 5. Le portrait de La Reynie par Mignard; 6. Joseph Vernet et les ocres du Bas-Poitou; 7. Pièces diverses; 8. la Maison aux piliers de la place de Grève; 9. Un dessin de David d'Angers; 10. Opinion de Lelewel sur l'étude des vases de terre; 11. Hugues Pied-d'Oie, peintre de saint Louis. Les ancêtres de Voltaire; Post-Scriptum; Pièces Justicatives.

The frontispiece shows the Gothic chapel of 'N.D. De St. Cyr En Talmondais'. In-text illustrations show coins and signatures.

The note on the verso of the title page reads, 'Tiré A 120 Exemplaires'.

Provenance

Purchased for RA Library in 1880 (see RA Annual Report for 1880, p. 43).

Binding Note

19th-century half green morocco, marbled-papered boards; spine lettered 'Fillon Lettres À Montaiglon' and 'R.A.'

Name as Subject

Subject

Art - France - History
Art history - Letters - France - 19th century

Contributors

Edwin Tross, publisher
Pierre Robuchon, printer
Librairie Tross, publisher