[Paris Salon]. EXPLICATION DES OUVRAGES DE PEINTURE, SCULPTURE, ARCHITECTURE, GRAVURE et lithographie des artistes vivants

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[MUSÉE DU LOUVRE]. EXPLICATION DES OUVRAGES DE PEINTURE, SCULPTURE, ARCHITECTURE, GRAVURE et lithographie des artistes vivants.

Full Description: louvre catalogs wrappers 1861 - 1876.pdf

Paris, Charles de Mourgues Freres, 1861; Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1876

2 vols. [1861]: (16.5 x 10 cm) xxvii, 556 pp; original printed wrappers; 4,102 items listed

[1876]: (17.5 x 10.5 cm): ciii, 538 pp. Original printed wrappers, 4,033 items. Covers and corners with some rubbing and light soil, but remarkably well-preserved copies in original condition.

The publication of these catalogs, issued on the occasion of the Salon des artistes français, began in year 1795 and continued until 1940. The title of these catalogs has changed only slightly over the years, with a notable novelty, however, in 1824: the addition of lithography.