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Crowe, J.A. & Cavalcaselle, G.B.

A hostory of painting in Italy. Umbria Florence and Siena from the second to the sixteenth century. Edited by Langton Douglas. Assisted by S.Arthur Strong (vols 1 & 2) ; G. de Nicola (vol.4).

London, 1903 (vols 1,2), 1908 (vol.3), 1911 (vol.4).

Reference: 9410
Price: £95 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. Vols 1-4 (of 6). xxiii + (5) + 205 + (1)pp ; ix + (5) + 317 + (1)pp ; ix + (1) + 300pp ; ix + (1) + 387 + (1)pp ; with many photo plates (some photogravure). Publisher’s cloth.

The first four volumes of this greatly improved early twentieth century edition of the celebrated history of Italian painting compiled by Crowe (1825-1896) and Cavalcaselle (1820-1897), originally published in 1864. Vol.1 deals with Early Christian Art ; vol.2 with Giotto and his school ; vol.3 with painting in Siena, Umbria and Northern Italy in the fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries ; and vol.4 with Florentine painters of the fifteenth century. Two more volumes were to follow.