* RARE * Rubens A Sculptor 1st 1862 Printed For Private Circulation

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Henry F Holt: Rubens A Sculptor Printed For Private Circulation in London 1862 Printed By D.F. Oakey Westminster London………….. The Author is not named but Perhaps he is Henry F. Holt, owner of two bas-reliefs on which the argument of the text is based. The plates show two bas-reliefs and two paintings, of the Adoration of the Magi. All are photographs….. Signed and Inscribed by Henry F Holt to the Half Title Page  

Condition Of Book :  This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in originalk blue/mauve coloured cloth with gilt title lettering to spine with scroll design borders stamped in blind to both upper and lower covers.Original star patterned endpapers present.There is a SIGNED presentation inscription by Henry F Holt to the Half Title Page.All page edges are in gilt.This scarce work includes 4 photographic plates of Rubens work mounted on red lined border pages.There is some foxing present to the margins of pages and to the verso of the illustrations.Binding remains firm with no hinge weakness. Peter Paul Rubens (June 28, 1577 May 30, 1640) was a prolific seventeenth-century Flemish Baroque painter, and a proponent of an exuberant Baroque style that emphasized movement,colour and sensuality.He is well-known for his Counter-Reformation altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, and history paintings of mythological and allegorical subjects.In addition to running a large studio in Antwerp which produced paintings popular with nobility and art collectors throughout Europe, Rubens was a classically-educated humanist scholar, art collector, and diplomat who was knighted by both Philip IV, king of Spain, and Charles I, king of England.8vo 24pp Rare Copy with Limitation unknown
 
 
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