Record number 05/3215
Author Quatremère de Quincy, Antoine-Chrysostome, 1755 - 1849
TitleCanova Et Ses Ouvrages Ou Mémoirs Historiques Sur La Vie Et Les Travaux De Ce Célèbre Artiste Par M. Quatremère De Quincy De L'Institut Royal De France (Académie Des Inscriptions Et Belles-Lettres) Secrétaire Perpétuel De L'Académie Des Beaux-Arts.
ImprintParis.: Adrien Le Clere Et Cie Imprimeurs-Libraires, Quai Des Augustins, No 35., M DCCC XXXIV.
Physical Descriptionxii, 420 p., frontis. (port.), facsim. (fold.); 236 mm. (Octavo.)
Content Format Note[Half-t., frontis., facsim., t.p.] - [Preface] - [Text] - Post-Scriptum - Appendice Contenant Un Choix De Lettres Adressées Par Canova A L'Auteur - Table Des Matières.
Responsibility NoteThe frontispiece portrait of Canova is signed by C. Richomme. The folded facsimile is of a signed letter by Canova.
SubjectSculptors - Sculpture - Italy - History - 18th century - 19th century - Neoclassical
Biography - Art history - Art criticism - France - 19th century
Name as Subject Canova, Antonio, 1757 - 1822
ReferencesJ. Wardropper and Th. F. Rowlands, 'Antonio Canova and Quatremere de Quincy: the gift of friendship', in A. Inst. Chicago Mus. Stud., 15:1 (1989), p.38-44.
Binding Note19th-century half red morocco, red paper-covered boards; gilt-decorated spine lettered 'Canova - De Quincy'.
Contributors Canova, Antonio, 1757 - 1822
Leclere, Adrien, 1763? - after 1824, publisher
Adrien Le Clere Et Cie. (Paris). publisher
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