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Rafael Sanzio aus Urbino. - Von Friedrich Rehberg Professor der königlichen Akademie der schönen Künste in Berlin.

Friedrich Rehberg

RA Collection: Book

Record number

07/477

Author

Variant Title

Lithographische Versuche nach Rafael

Imprint

München: gedruckt bey J.G. Fleischmann, Buchdrucker auf dem Schrannenplatze, MDCCCXXIV.

Physical Description

3 parts in one vol.; 374 mm. (Folio.)

General Note

Pt.I: [10], 56 p., [3] pl. - Pt.II: 7, [1] p., engr. t.pl., engr. address, [19] pl. (2 dble.). - Pt.III: [2], 57-121, [7] p., [19] pl. (3 dble.).

Contents

Pt.I: [Half-t., t.p., dedic.] - [Engr. 'An den Leser'] - [Divisional t.p. 'Rafael Sanzio von Urbino. Erste Abtheilung'] - [Text with 2 pl.]. - Pt.II: [T.pl.] - [Engr. 'An die Freunde der Kunst'] - Inhalt des ersten Heftes; [text] - [Plates]. - Pt.III: [Divisional t.p. 'Rafael Sanzio von Urbino. Dritte Abtheilung'] - [Text] - [Divisional t.p. 'Rafael Sanzio ... Vierte Abtheilung'] - [Text] - Berichtigungen - Inhalt des zweyten Heftes - [Plates].

Responsibility Note

Some plates name Raphael as source-artist. Many are signed as lithographed by F. Rehberg; two, as lithographed by Hanfstaengl. The work is dedicated by Friedrich Rehberg to Freyherrn Stein von Altenstein.

References

Studies of the beginnings of lithographic printing in Germany were R.A. Winkler, Die Frühzeit der deutschen Lithographie ... 1796-1821 (1975); H. Menz, Die Frühzeit der Lithographie in Deutschland (1955).

Summary Note

Two plates carry the date of 1825. The engraved title of Part II reads, 'Lithographische Versuche Nach Rafael und einigen seiner Vorgänger, nebst den Bildnissen dieser Künstler, Von Fridrich Rehberg Professor der königlichen Akademie der schönen Künste in Berlin. München MDCCCXXIV, Gedruckt bey Treselly.'

Provenance

The title page of Part I is inscribed in ink, 'R.N. Wornum München 1842 -'. The front pastedown is inscribed in ink, 'from Brulliot's collection', and in pencil 'S.A.H.', i.e. S.A. Hart, librarian of the Royal Academy 1864-81.

Copy Note

The last plate is inscribed in pencil, 'Not at all in the style of Raphael RNW'.

Binding Note

19th-century marbled-papered boards; rebacked in 20th century, red morocco spine-label lettered 'Rafael'.

Name as Subject

Subject

Painters - Paintings - Italy - Marche - Urbino - Tuscany - Florence - Lazio - Rome - History - 16th century - Renaissance
Art history - Biography - Germany - 19th century
Pictorial works - Lithographs - Germany - 19th century

Contributors

Raphael, source artist
J. G. Fleischmann, printer
Friedrich Rehberg, lithographer
Franz Hanfstaengl, lithographer
Ralph Nicholson Wornum, previous owner
François Brulliot, previous owner
Karl Sigmund Franz, Freiherr vom Stein zum Altenstein, dedicatee