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MARC Record view

001 $ 05/1350
003 $ UK-LoRAA
041 0 # $a eng
044 # # $a uk
110 2 # $a State Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg)
245 1 4 $a The Hermitage Eighty-Four Photogravures Directly Reproduced From The Original Paintings In The Imperial Gallery At St. Petersburg With An Introduction By Sir Martin Conway By Authority of His Imperial Majesty the Csar
260 # # $b Published By The Berlin Photographic Company 133, New Bond Street $a London, W. $c [1896?]
300 # # $a 11, [1] p., [85] pl. (all loose in a portfolio); $c 680 mm. (Broadsheet.)
500 # # $a The title-page calls for 84 pl., and the 'List Of Pictures' also lists [84] plates, but there is an additional Rembrandt plate after the 23 listed. The 'List' does not assign numbers to the plates, but records the number assigned to each 'in the official catalogue of the Hermitage'. These numbers are printed at the foot of most of the plates also.
505 0 # $a [T.p., half-title] - The Hermitage Gallery - List Of Pictures - [Plates].
508 # # $a No plate is signed.

Each carries the imprint of the publisher, 'Photographische Gesellschaft Berlin', engraved at the top of the plate and embossed in the paper below it.
520 2 # $a No publication date is given in the letter-press or on the plates; a reference to acquisitions made in 1886 by Emperor Alexander III occurs in the introductory essay on 'The Hermitage Gallery'.

The plates show paintings by Botticelli, L. Cranach (2), Van Dyck (10), F. Hals, P. de Hoogh, A. Holbein, Lancret (2), Luini, G. Metsu, Murillo (9), P. Potter (2), Raphael (5), Rembrandt (24), Ribera, Rubens (9), Ruysdael (4), J. Steen (2), G. Terburg, Titian (3), Velasquez, Leonardo da Vinci (2) and Watteau (2).
562 # # $a Each plate has been numbered in pencil (1-85), and the title page has been inscribed with the date '[1896]', in pencil, in an unknown hand.
563 # # $a 19th-century red cloth-covered boards, the upper cover gilt-stamped with the arms of Russia.
600 1 4 $a Van Dyck
600 1 4 $a Murillo
600 0 4 $a Rembrandt
600 1 4 $a Rubens
610 2 4 $a State Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg)
653 # # $a Paintings, European - History
653 # # $a Collections - Art Galleries - Russia - St. Petersburg - 19th century
655 # 0 $a Catalogues - 19th century
655 # 0 $a Pictorial works - Photomechanical prints - Photogravures - Great Britain - 19th century
700 1 # $a Conway
700 1 # $a Van Dyck $e source artist
700 1 # $a Murillo $e source artist
700 0 # $a Rembrandt $e source artist
700 1 # $a Rubens $e source artist
710 2 # $a Berlin Photographic Company $e publisher