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Collection of eight Parisian Exhibition Catalogues presenting art loot recently extorted in Italy to enrich French National Collections
Napoleonic Trophy Art from Italy
1795. Collection of eight rare Paris Exhibition Catalogues including a set of the earliest original official reports of art treasures looted in Italy by the Napoleonic army. (1) Explication des ouvrages de peinture, sculpture, architecture, gravure, des- sins, modèles, &c. Exposés . au Lou vre, Paris. [1795]. 96p. The first exhibition catalogue of all works by French artists who immortalized the glories and ideals of the Revolution. Including names and addresses of the artists with descriptions of the subjects treated in paintings, sculpture, archi tecture, and prints. Margins frail with small tears. (2) Notice des tableaux des trois écoles choisis dans la collection du Muséum des Arts, Paris, [1796]. 47 + [1 blank]p. (3) Notice des dessins originaux, cartons, gouaches, pastels, émaux et miniatures du musée central des Arts. Paris. [1797]. 107 + [1 blank] p. Catalogue raisonné of the first part of an exhibition devoted chiefly to Italian and Flemish art held in the Apollo Gallery in the Louvre on 15th August 1797. Presented are original designs, car- toons, gouaches, pastels, enamels, miniatures, and marble statues, some now lost. A revised 2nd edition. 142 paintings taken, together with the names of artists, titles of pictures, description of subjects, measurements, historical notes and provenance. (4) Explication des ouvrages de peinture, sculpture, architecture, gravure, dessins, modèles, etc. Exposés dans le Grand Salon du Musée Central des Arts, Paris [1797]. 117 + [1 blank] p. Catalogue of the 2nd exhibition of works by French artists with sections on paintings (499 e … [Click Below for Full Description]
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