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Millingen J. V.
Peintures Antique And New of Vases Grecs From Various Collections
Rome, imprimé par De Romanis, 1813. RARE. In-plano (40.5 x 58 cm), hardcover, complete works, pagination as follows: Introduction (XIII pp.), Explanations of paintings of Greek vases (84 pp.) General table of contents (VIII pp.) boards A, B and C, then the LX boards. In this collection, what strikes the amateur is the quality of the engravings, as well as that of the drawings made by Greek artists !!! Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres will notice the beauty of the Greek vases published by Tischbein, de Millin and James Millingen (1774-1845). Pascale Picard-Cajan discovered the layers of Ingres and "was able to establish that Ingres had transferred almost all the plates of vases by Tischbein, Millin and James Millingen (1774-1845), thus allowing him to study the principles of general composition and attitudes of each figure and to reuse certain patterns for his own works. " In 'Perspective - News in art history', Hildegard Wiegel. The vases are classified in this magnificent work by period (according to Winckelmann's broad divisions) and reproduced with unprecedented care and fidelity; they "are the first [prints] on which missing and restored portions are indicated" (Dietrich von Bothmer). The unsigned plaques are credited in the text to the designer Michele Steurnal (Steurnel), porcelain painter at the Real Fabbrica in Naples, and to the prolific reproductive engraver Francesco Giangiacomo. "Most of the drawings were made by Mr. Michel Steurnal, in Naples, and the engravings by Mr. Giangiacomo in Rome" (p.xii). The vases come from prestigious collections including that of the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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