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Title: Catalogue des Tableaux Modernes qui composent la Collection de M. Edwards...( Art auction sale catalogue).
Description: 11. Paris, Hotel Drouot, M. Escribe , commissaire-priseur, M. Haro, peintre-expert, 1870, in-8°, 111 pp + 20 original photographic illustrations. Bound in modern half cloth with marbled boards, leather title label on spine, fine copy. Book in French. Livre en français. Very interesting art auction sale catalogue of the collection of paintings of M. Edwards. It contains three articles by leading French art critiques with commentary on the collector and his paintings. It is also one of the very first catalogues to be illustrated by original photographs. This expensive method was used because photo reproduction techniques were not yet developped. Amont the illustrated paintings are works by Eugène Delacroux, Jules Dupré , Théodore Rousseau etc. .


Price: EUR 500.00 = appr. US$ 543.42 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 40117