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The Dresden Gallery - One Hundred Photogravures Directly Reproduced From The Original Paintings In The Royal Gallery At Dresden

Gemäldegalerie (Dresden)

RA Collection: Book

Record number

05/4602

Author

Imprint

Published By Photographische Gesellschaft Kunstverlag, Berlin I.E. The Berlin Photographic Company, 133, New Bond Street London, W.: [1909?]

Physical Description

9, [1] p., 100 pl.; 680 mm.

Contents

[Half-t., t.p.] - List Of Plates - [Plates].

Responsibility Note

All plates carry the name of the source-artist. Each carries the publisher's imprint, 'Photographische Gesellschaft, Berlin'. The text printer is named on the title-plate verso: 'Chiswick Press: Charles Whittingham And Co., Tooks Court, Chancery Lane, London.'

References

Masterpieces from Dresden, exh. cat., Royal Academy of Arts, London (2003); G. Heres, Dresdener Kunstsammlungen im 18. Jahrhundert (1991); The splendor of Dresden: five centuries of art collecting [exhibition catalogue] (1978).

Summary Note

The plates show paintings by Antonello da Messina, Bol (2 pl.), Caravaggio, Cima, Correggio (2), Dou (2), Dürer (2), Van Dyck (8), Jan van Eyck, Flinck, Francia, Giorgione, Hobbema, Holbein the younger (2), Koninck, Claude Lorrain, Lotto, Metsu (3), Frans van Mieris, Morando, Murillo (2), Netscher (3), Ostade (2), Palma vecchio (3), Potter, Raphael, Rembrandt (16), Reni (2), Ribera, Rubens (9), Ruysdael (2), Slingelandt, Sorgh, Jan Steen, D. Teniers the elder, D. Teniers the younger, Terborch, Titian (2), Velazquez (2), Verkolje, Jan Vermeer van Delft (2), Veronese (4), Vroom, Watteau (2), Wouwerman (3).

Provenance

Purchased in 1909 (see 'Librarian's Report', RA Annual Report for 1909, p. 43).

Binding Note

Early 20th-century brown morocco, upper cover decorated with gilt border; spine lettered 'The Dresden Gallery'.

Name as Subject

Subject

Paintings, European - History
Collections - Galleries - Museums - Germany - Saxony - Dresden - 20th century
Catalogues - Great Britain - 20th century
Pictorial works - Photomechanical prints - Photogravures - Great Britain - 20th century

Contributors

Rembrandt, source artist
Peter Paul Rubens, source artist
Anthony Van Dyck, source artist
Berlin Photographic Company, photographer, publisher
Chiswick Press (London), printer
C. Whittingham and Company, printer