Blunt, Anthony, & Cooke, Hereward Lester

The Roman drawings of the XVII & XVIII centuries in the collection of Her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle.

London, The Phaidon Press Ltd 1970.

Reference: 10557
Price: £45 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. 197 + (1)pp, 66 photo plates, 120 photo ills in text. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Jill Allibone’s copy, with acquisition date 25 December 1970. A good copy.

The Windsor Castle collection, based on Cardinal G.F.Albani’s collection purchased by James Adam for George III in 1762, incorporates the collection of drawings by seventeenth century Roman artists put together by the painter Carlo Maratta, and as such is almost unrivalled.