Record number 06/3681
Author Memes, John Smythe, fl. ca. 1825?
TitleMemoirs Of Antonio Canova, With A Critical Analysis Of His Works, And An Historical View Of Modern Sculpture. ... By J.S. Memes, A.M. Member Of The Astronomical Society Of London, &c.
ImprintEdinburgh:: Printed For Archibald Constable & Co., Edinburgh; And Hurst, Robinson & Co. London., 1825.
Physical Description[iii-]xii, 578 p., frontis. (port.), [3] pl.; 216 mm. (Octavo.)
Content Format Note[Frontis. (port.), t.p.] - Contents - [Plates] - [Text] - Corrigenda - Appendix. Chronological Catalogue ... .
Summary NoteThe frontispiece shows a portrait bust of Canova. One plate shows baskets of fruit; the other two, medals struck in honour of Canova.
Responsibility NoteThe frontispiece is signed as engraved by W.H. Lizars. The three plates are signed as drawn by J.S. Memes and engraved by W.H. Lizars.

Each carries the publishers' imprint of 'A. Constable & Co. Edinr.' and the date (1825).
SubjectSculptors - Artists - Sculpture - Italy - History - 18th century - 19th century - Neoclassical
Biography - Art history - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Canova, Antonio, 1757 - 1822
Binding Note19th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; black morocco spine-label lettered 'Life Of Canova.', spine lettered 'R.A.'
Contributors Constable, Archibald, 1774 - 1827, publisher
Memes, John Smythe, fl. ca. 1825?, draughtsman
Lizars, William Home, 1788 - 1859, engraver
Archibald Constable and Company (Edinburgh). publisher
Hurst, Robinson and Company (London). publisher
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