Record number 06/5107
Author Gerhard, Eduard, 1795 - 1867
TitleEtruskische Und Kampanische Vasenbilder Des Königlichen Museums Zu Berlin, Herausgegeben Von Eduard Gerhard, ... [epigraph].
ImprintBerlin: Verlag Von G. Reimer., 1843.
Physical Description[2], 46, [2] p., [30] pl. (9 dble.); 479 mm. (Folio.)
Physical Description NoteThe plates are numbered I-XXX or lettered A-E, but nine are double and five of these carry two numbers.
Content Format Note[T.p.] - Etruskische Und Kampanische vasenbilder. Tafel I.(-XXX.) - Erläuterungstafeln. Tafel A.(-E.) - Inhalt - Register - [Plates].
Summary NoteThe plates show masterpieces of ancient Greek vase-painting, from the collection in the Altes Museum, Berlin. They depict mythic subjects. The collection includes works by 'the Berlin Painter' (ca. 500-ca.460 B.C.), Euphronius (6th century B.C.) and Execias (6th century B.C.). All the numbered plates (I-XXX) are printed in colour.
Responsibility NoteAll plates but one are signed as lithographed by '(Farben)Druck' (or 'Anst.') 'v. L. Steffen in Berlin'.

The text printer is named on the title-page verso: 'Berlin, Druck von A.W. Hayn.'
SubjectMythology, Greek
Vases, Greek - Vases, Etruscan - Vase paintings, Greek - Paintings - Italy - Tuscany - Campania - History
Collections - Germany - Berlin - History - 19th century
Art history - Catalogues - Germany - 19th century
Pictorial works - Lithographs - Colour printing - Germany - 19th century
Name as Subject Altes Museum (Berlin)
ReferencesOn Gerhard see A. Schnapp, 'Eduard Gerhard: Founder of Classical Archaeology?', in Modernism / Modernity, 11:1 (2004), p.169-71.
Binding Note19th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; black morocco spinelabel lettered 'Gerhard. Trinkschalen Und Vasenbilder.', spine lettered 'R.A.' and 'Berlin. 1840-43'. Bound with one other.
Contributors Steffen, L., fl. ca. 1840?, lithographic printer
Reimer, Georg, fl. ca. 1843 - 1867?, publisher
Hayn, A. W., fl. ca. 1843?, printer
Altes Museum (Berlin)
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