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John Flaxman; Thomas Piroli
1795 Compositions from the Tragedies of Aeschylus John Flaxman Thomas Pirolli
London: Not Identified, 1795. Click here to see our other books! Compositions from the Tragedies of Aeschylus John Flaxman; Thomas Piroli 1795 Not Identified : London 13" by 18" [2], 30pp SUMMARY An excellent and scarce, first edition of these illustrations by leading figure in European Neoclassicism, John Flaxman. First Edition,Illustrated,Leather Binding,Pleasing Copy,Scarce Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 0.75 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 19.99 EU Postage: £ 15.99 European Postage: £ 16.99 Asia Postage: £ 21.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 25.99 DESCRIPTION These illustrations were commissioned by Lady Spencer, as noted to the title page 'The original Drawings in the Posession of the Countess Dowager Spencer'. Undated, to the title page, and to the engravings, which identifies this copy as the first printing of 1795 according to British library entry on Jisc. 'Compositions from the Tragedies of Aeschylus' was designed by John Flaxman, engraved by Thomas Prioli. Collated, complete with 30 monochromatic plates. John Flaxman was an English sculptor, illustrator, designer, and leading artist of the Neoclassical style in Britain and Europe. Flaxwell is best remembered for iconic flat, clean and linear style employed within his book illustrations that contributed much to the spread of Neoclassicism in England. Due to the popularity and vast influence of this style Flaxwell was commissioned by notable names such as Georgiana Hare-Naylor, Thomas Hope and Lady Spencer to design illustrations for the works of a variety of classical authors and poets … [Click Below for Full Description]
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