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L'Image de La Femme

By Armand Dayot

1899 - Paris - Librairie Hachette et Cie.

12.5" by 8.5"; 397pp, [1]

 
 
 
 
 

DETAILS

A beautifully illustrated work by famous art critic Armand Dayot.

This title deals with how women are represented in art throughout history.

Illustrated throughout with numerous plates and vignettes.

In the original French.

The preface states that this is a work of pure art as well as a work of beauty due to its examination of the female form. There are numerous examples throughout the work of how different women have been portrayed in paintings, sculptures and tapestries throughout the ages. There are royal portraits of British monarchs such as Queen Elizabeth I as well as other noblewomen.

Armand Dayot was a famous French art critic and historian. He founded the journal L'Art et Les Artistes and had several books published.

CONDITION

In a full calf binding with gilt stamping to the boards and spine. Externally, generally smart with small patches of slight rubbing to the extremities, to the joints and to the head and tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with the odd spot throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD.


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