|Author|| Raoul-Rochette, Désiré, 1789 - 1854|
|Title||Lectures On Ancient Art. By Raoul Rochette.|
|Imprint||London:: Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co., 25, Paternoster Row., 1854.|
|Physical Description||viii, 184, 24 p.,  pl.; 183 mm. (Octavo.)|
|Content Format Note||[T.p.] - Preface - Contents; Erratum - [Text]; [Colophon] - [Publishers' catalogue].|
|Summary Note||The first chapter forms an introduction; chapters 2-3 describe Phœnician, Persian and Egyptian art; chapters 4-5, that of the Etruscans; chapters 6-12, the art of the ancient Greeks as far as the 5th century B.C.|
The plate is captioned and shows 'Jupiter Olympius Of Phidias'. The title-page vignette shows 'Minerva, From The Gem Of Aspasus'.
The book closes with 'A General Catalogue Of Works Published By Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co. 25, Paternoster Row, London', carrying the date 'June, 1854'.
|Responsibility Note||The Preface is by 'H.M.W.' (whom the National Art Library catalogue identifies as H.M. Westropp).|
The plate and vignette are unsigned.
The printers' name is given on the title-page verso and in the colophon: 'London: Bradbury And Evans, Printers, Whitefriars.'
|Subject||Art - Greece - Middle East - History|
Art history - Great Britain - 19th century
Publishers' catalogues - Great Britain - London - 19th century
|Binding Note||19th-century red cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Ancient Art. - Rochette'.|
|Contributors|| Hall, Arthur, fl. 1848 - 1851, publisher|
Westropp, Hodder Michael, 1820 - 1884
Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co. (London). publisher
Bradbury and Evans (London). printer
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