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Lot nr:29
Book nr:28624
Author:TEMPLE, A.G.
Title:The Wallace Collection (Paintings) at Hertford House
Town:London Paris New York
Publisher:Goupil & Co. - Manzi, Joyant & Co
Year:1902
Description:3 vol. elephant folio. Limited to 250 copies, this being no 06. Vol. I - text and portrait of M. Wallace, Vol. II - 52 plates, Vol. III - 48 plates. Some plates coloured. Bound in 3/4 burgundy morocco, spines with 5 raised bands, top edges gilt, spines richly gilt
Note:The Wallace Collection displays an array of European oil paintings from the fourteenth to the mid-nineteenth century which, among museums in England, is surpassed only by those in the National Gallery.
It is particularly strong in Dutch and Flemish paintings of the seventeenth century and in eighteenth and nineteenth-century French paintings. Most were acquired, often for enormous prices, by the 4th Marquess of Hertford, the father of Sir Richard Wallace, between about 1843 and his death in 1870
Price:€180 - €240
Sellingprice:€300
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