Author
MONGEZ, Antoine.
Title
Tableaux, Statues, Bas-reliefs et Camees de la Galerie de Florence...
Published
Paris: chez Lacombe (vol.I), chez Masquelier (vols.II-IV), 1789-1804-1804-1814
Description
4 volumes folio (20 3/8" x 13 5/8"). 387 engravings on 200 leaves (19 of the images with hand-colouring at a later date). (Titles to vols.II and IV and final text leaf in vol.IV creased occasional spotting). Contemporary red straight-grained morocco, the boards panelled in gilt and blind, the spines divided into five compartments by wide semi-raised bands -the bands highlighted with multiple fillets lettered in the second and fourth compartments the others with elaborate overall repeat decoration of arabesque scrolling foliage blue-green sugar-paper paste downs and free endpapers, gilt edges (one cover detached). Professional repairs carried out.

Coloured plates in order:

Volume 1.

1. La Bacchante et Le Satyre.
2. Madeleine Penitente.
3. Toilette de Venus.

Volume 2.

4. (Portrait) Van-Dyck.
5. (Portrait) Annibal Carrache.
6. Pierre Gravee Antique (Femme).
7. La Chastete de Joseph.
8. Andromede.
9. Pierres Gravees Antiques (Femmes).

Volume 3.

10. Joseph et la Femme de Putiphar.
11. Adonis partant pour la Chasse..
12. Jules II.
13. La Muse de la Peinture.
14. (Portrait) L'Albane.
15. La Magdeleine.
16. Pierre Grave Antique (Leandre).

Volume 4.

17. Portrait d'un Viellard.
18. La Venus du Titien (part coloured only).
19. Suzanne au Bain.
Hand coloured plates
19
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Category
Art, Culture/Lifestyle, Italy
Value
$0-5,000
Stock ID
779