Record number 06/2660
Author Waagen, Gustav Friedrich, 1794 - 1868
TitleDescriptive Catalogue Of A Collection Of Byzantine, Early Italian, German, And Flemish Pictures, Belonging To His Royal Highness Prince Albert, K.G., Etc., Etc., Etc. By Dr. G.F. Waagen.
ImprintLondon: 1854.
Physical Description[2], 48, [2] p.; 219 mm. (Octavo.)
Content Format Note[T.p.] - [Text]; [colophon] - Addenda.
Summary NotePrince Albert's collection included a Crucifixion by Duccio and an 'Apollo and Diana' by Lucas Cranach. He also bought paintings and sculptures by contemporary British artists. Some of his purchases remain in the British Royal Collection, others hang in the National Gallery, London.
Responsibility NoteThe printers' names are given on the verso of the title page and in the colophon: 'London: Printed By Woodfall And Kinder, Angel Court, Skinner Street.'
SubjectPaintings, European - Europe - History
Collections - Great Britain - History - 19th century
Catalogues - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Albert, Prince, Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819 - 1861
ReferencesR. Rhodes James, Albert, Prince Consort (1983); H. Hobhouse, Prince Albert (1983); W. Ames, Prince Albert and Victorian taste (1967); F. Davis, Victorian patrons of the arts (1963).
Binding Note19th-century half green morocco, marbled-papered boards; spine lettered 'Catalogue Of Pictures H.R.H. Prince Albert' and 'R.A.'
ProvenancePurchased for RA Library in 1877 (see RA Annual Report for 1877, p. 46).
Contributors Woodfall and Kinder (London). printer
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