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The Gallery of Old Masters Being a Collection of Forty Five Steel Engravings after the Chief Treasures of the English and Continental Galleries
London: J. S. Virtue & Co, c. 1887. Fine. (with Descriptive Letterpress by Wallace L Crowdy ) 1200 All plates present 3/4 leather bound with red marbled endpapers. All three page ends gilded. no date but c. 1887 Beautiful book of engravings by various artists. Engravings are full page and following each is another page giving a description of the engraving. The plates are in near perfect condition. Some wear to the leather on edges, corners and down spine. The binding is tight. 45 engravings. Plates are as follows "The Triumph of Galatea" by Domenichino "The Hawking Party at Rest" by Wouvermans "Titian's Daughter" by Titian "Apotheosis of the Virgin" by Murillo "The Alchemist" by A Van Ostade "The Misers" by Q Matsys "The Windmill" by J Ruysdael "St. Martin Dividing his Cloak" by Rubens "Going to the Ferry" by Wouvermans "The Madonna and Child" by Raffaelle "Dead Christ Supported by Cherubs" by Giorgione "The Infant Christ" by C Maratti "Weary Travellers" by Rembrandt "The Springhead" by F Zuccherelli "The Martyr St. Sebastian and his Companions" by P Veronese "The Madonna" by C Dolci "Children of Charles the First" by Van Dyck "Procession of the Virgin" by G Bellini "The Villiage Fete" by Teniers "St Catherine" by Guido "Abundance" by Van Eycken "The Bunch of Grapes" by Metzu "Silence!" by Carracci "The Marriage of St Catherine" by Correggio "The Negro Page" by Cuyp "St Catherine" by Domenichino "The River Bank" by Van Der Heyden "The Writing Master" by Mieris "Pastoral With Animals" by Bassano "The Daughter of Jeruselem" by Giordano "The Storm" by Van Der Velde "A Spanish Lady" by Velasquez "The Marriage at Cana" by Padovanino "The Agony in the Garden" by Basaiti "The Misers" by Teniers "The Dogana, Venice" by Canaletto "The Birth of Christ" by De Conegliano "Crossing the Ford" by Berghem "The Glory of St. Lorenzo Giustiniani" by Pordenone "The Old Mill" by Hobbema "Soldiers Gambling" by Salvator Rosa "The Miracle of St. Mark" by Tintoretto "The Old Woman's Feast" by G Douw "Milking Time" by P Potter "The Woman of Samaria" by Guercino "The Miraculous Ring of St. Mark" by Bordone This is a very heavy book . Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. engravings sell for $20 to $100 ea = $900 to 4500 value.
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