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Lot nr:13
Book nr:31359
Author:BRYAN, Michael
Title:A Biographical and Critical Dictionary of Painters and Engravers
Town:London
Publisher:for Carpenter and Son, J. Booker and Whittingham and Arliss
Year:1816
Description:2 vols. in-4to, xlix-709-[1] pp ; 822-[1] pp, with a portrait of Michael Bryan as frontispiece. With 5 plates (monograms). Foxing. Contemporary full calf binding, with blindstamped monograms (devise: no mas cierto y deleitoso amigo que el buen libro), marbled edges and endpapers. Bookplate with devise: "Alla vayas prestado donde vuelvas mejorado"
Note:Michael Bryan was an English art historian, art dealer and connoisseur. He was involved in the purchase and resale of the great French Orleans Collection of art, selling it on to a British syndicate, and owned a fashionable art gallery in Savile Row, London.
Provenance: Charles Morse
Price:€80 - €120
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