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Catalogue of Printed Books chiefly on the history and theory of painting

1842-1857

Title

Catalogue of Printed Books chiefly on the history and theory of painting

Date

1842-1857

Archive reference number

NGA2/2/1

Description

Catalogue of books collected by Wornum since 1835. It is arranged in two divisions. Division I contains works on the history of art listed by country (Italy, Netherlands, Spain, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece and Rome) and also biographical dictionaries, engraving, theory and criticism, theory and practice, journals, collections, galleries, books of prints and miscellaneous. Division II contains works on general literature, history, science, philosophy, theology and language. Also contains glued and loose galley proofs entries for a biographical dictionary of artists by Wornum. There are numerous enclosures mainly loose galley proofs clearly intended to be pasted in. All the enclosures have been removed and put in a separate folder.

Record type

Item

Alternative reference numbers

NG32/21

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