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La Chronique des Arts et de la Curiosit

Supplement a La Gazette des Beaux-Arts

and

Guide Special des Artistes et des Amateurs

By Many Authors

1868 - La Gazette des Beaux-Arts

19" by 13"; 176pp., 32pp.

 

 
 
 

DETAILS

An interesting collection of La Chronique des Arts et de la Curiosit in 1868.

Published as part of a supplement La Gazette des Beaux-Arts every Sunday morning, the periodical includes interesting stories concerning art. Within the first journal are articles about the will of Anne of Austria, seventeenth century queen consort of France, information from Rome, the selling of used books, and reviews of new novels. Each edition has a community feel to it with various contributors and inviting content.

From November the chronicle revamps itself into a guide for artists and amateur art-lovers. Here it provide a more detailed analysis of different art, architecture, and design interests of the day.

Founded by douard Houssaye, with Charles Blanc as its first chief editor, the Gazette des Beaux-Arts was a French art review. The Gazette was a world reference work on art history for over 100 years until it closed in 2002.

Complete in 51 editions.

CONDITION

In a cloth binding with marbled boards. Externally, smart with rubbing, bumping, and fading.Small tears to front board with slight wear to lower right corner. Front joint starting but sound. Library mark to spine. Slight browning to endpapers. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally bright and clean. Some spotting and browning to first and last. Library stamps to page 1 of both. Overall: GOOD.


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