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The Portfolio

An Artistic Periodical

By Philip Gilbert Hamerton

1880-3 - London - Seeley, Jackson and Halladay

15" by 11"; 204pp; 246pp

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

DETAILS

Two issues of this artistic periodical work.

Volume XI and XIV of this work. 

Blackie and Son bindings as indicated from label to rear pastedowns.

Edited by English artist, art critic and author Philip Gilbert Hamerton. Hamerton established this art journal which was a monthly periodical. Each number of this work consisted of a monograph upon some artist or group of artists.

The 1880 volume has sections on the National Gallery of Scotland, etchings and engravings by Rembrandt and Meyron, a section of art on Cambridge by J W Clark, among many other interesting sections. The 1883 volume has sections by W Chambers Lefroy, E J Poynter, Sidney Colvin, A H Church and more. 

CONDITION

In half morocco bindings with cloth covered boards. Externally, generally smart. Patches of rubbing to the spines at the raised bands and to the head and tail. Further patches of rubbing to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright. Occasional offsetting from plates. The odd spots to pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.


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