Three Hundred French Portraits representing Personages of the Courts of Francis I., Henry II., and Francis II., by Clouet. Lord Ronald Gower.
Three Hundred French Portraits representing Personages of the Courts of Francis I., Henry II., and Francis II., by Clouet
Three Hundred French Portraits representing Personages of the Courts of Francis I., Henry II., and Francis II., by Clouet
Three Hundred French Portraits representing Personages of the Courts of Francis I., Henry II., and Francis II., by Clouet
Three Hundred French Portraits representing Personages of the Courts of Francis I., Henry II., and Francis II., by Clouet
Three Hundred French Portraits representing Personages of the Courts of Francis I., Henry II., and Francis II., by Clouet
Three Hundred French Portraits representing Personages of the Courts of Francis I., Henry II., and Francis II., by Clouet
Three Hundred French Portraits representing Personages of the Courts of Francis I., Henry II., and Francis II., by Clouet
Three Hundred French Portraits representing Personages of the Courts of Francis I., Henry II., and Francis II., by Clouet
Three Hundred French Portraits representing Personages of the Courts of Francis I., Henry II., and Francis II., by Clouet

Three Hundred French Portraits representing Personages of the Courts of Francis I., Henry II., and Francis II., by Clouet

London: Maclure & MacDonald for Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle / Hachette & Cie. 1875. Hardcover. Two volumes. Bluish green library buckram. 300 monochrome plates + a few letterpress pages. Oversize. Dual text in English and French. Good (ex-library. title page, frontispiece, and index are marked with perforation stamp. light spotting to occasional plates...seems to be pigment or aspect of the paper rather than foxing? vol 1: plates other than frontispiece are not marked by the library. has been moist and pages are slightly wavy, with a dampstain on right margin of pages, more visible at beginning and at end of book. plate 99 has a closed tear on right side and plate 150 is missing the top corner. small tear in cloth over spine. vol 2: plates are stamped on front lower corner with circular library ink stamp. dampstain in margin at the beginning and end of the book. bottom page corners have been bumped/dogeared, with loss of the corner on plates 207-222. other plates have smaller loss of corners or small tears. plates 180/181 and 224/225 reversed in binding. plate 107 is missing a large corner, which does affect edge of image surface). Item #133790

Reproduces a large collection of drawings by François Clouet (1510–1572), which were reproduced from the originals when they were at Castle Howard, Yorkshire.

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