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(Pinacoteca di Brera, Milano)

Catalogue of the Royal Brera Gallery. Edited by the directors.

Milan, Royal Brera Gallery (1933).

Reference: 14560
Price: £10 [convert currency]

Full Description

Small 8vo. 199 (including preliminary blank leaf) + (5)pp, 48 photo plates, with (16)pp index to paintings bound in at front of volume. Original printed wrappers, with vignette colour illustration on upper cover. Jill Allibone’s copy, with her ink ownership inscription (as Jill S.Rigden, 28 March 1955, and with a few pencil notes in her hand.

English-language catalogue of the fine collection of Italian Old Master paintings, and of paintings by nineteenth century Italian artists, housed in the Palazzo Brera in Milan. The collection was initially put together from works of art confiscated from monasteries during the Napoleonic period and has been built up by subsequent bequests and purchases.