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GALERIE DE RUBENS DITE DU LUXEMBOURG 1809 GALLERIA 24 PLANCHES MARIA DE MEDICI
1809. Sephora Libri Salva questo venditore | Iscriviti alla newsletter del negozio ORARIO CALL CENTER 9.00 - 12.00 15:00 - 18.00 dal Lunedì al Venerdì CONSEGNA ESPRESSA Consegna In 24/48h Dalla Spedizione 100% RESO SEMPLICE 14 Giorni Per La Restituzione Descrizione GALERIE DE RUBENS DITE DU LUXEMBOURG OUVRAGE COMPOSE DE VINGT-CINQ ESTAMPES A PARIS CHEZ DESEVE MDCCCIX Scarce edition of 1809 of the wonderful album of Gallery of Rubens (1577-1640) in large Folio. The work contains 25 very fine steel engravings reproducing 24 paintings of Rubens commissioned by the Queen Maria de Medici. Henry IV's widow Maria de Medici returned from her exile in Blois in 1621 and decided to commission the reconstruction of Luxembourg Palace in the style of Palazzo Pitti in Florence to remember her childhood. She commissioned to Rubens two galleries of paintings commemorating some moments of her life with her husband Henry IV. She was then exiled in 1630 in Bruxelles and she died there. These paintings are now at Louvre. The engravings have been engraved by different authors as Duthé, Gabriel, Pierrom Vestem, Gauthier le Jeune, Disart, A. G. Ouyon and reproduce exactly the paintings of Rubens. Description of each painting with its history and allegory. In front counterplate ex libris of Family Du Dresnay from Bretagne of late 19th or early 20th engraved in 1768 by Antoine Francois Ollivault. Heavy precious paper. Almost all the engravings are covered by a tissue paper (tissue paper is missing in 3 prints). In very good condition. Half leather coeval cover with golden title in the spine in good … [Click Below for Full Description]
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