Record number 06/2380
Author Raoul-Rochette, Désiré, 1789 - 1854
TitleLectures On Ancient Art. By Raoul Rochette.
ImprintLondon:: Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co., 25, Paternoster Row., 1854.
Physical Descriptionviii, 184, 24 p., [1] pl.; 183 mm. (Octavo.)
Content Format Note[T.p.] - Preface - Contents; Erratum - [Text]; [Colophon] - [Publishers' catalogue].
Summary NoteThe 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 NoteThe 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.'
SubjectArt - Greece - Middle East - History
Art history - Great Britain - 19th century
Publishers' catalogues - Great Britain - London - 19th century
Binding Note19th-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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