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|All Authors / Contributors:||
S G W Benjamin; Hans Makart; Franz von Defregger; Franz von Lenbach; Jean Baptiste Carpeaux; Jean Léon Gérôme; Alexandre Cabanel; Rosa Bonheur; Harper & Brothers,
|Notes:||Originally published in Harper's monthly magazine.
Plates include protective leaves.
Bound in heavily colored and embossed maroon cloth; gilt edges.
"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1877, by Harper & Brothers, in the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington"--Title page verso.
"Art has its philosophy of growth; and since it is no more absurd to build the roof of a house before the foundation is laid than to criticise an art without also considering the conditions which underlie its existence, the historic and ethnic principles which have caused the present European schools have necessarily received some attention"--Introduction, p. 8.
Illustrated with reproductions by several artists including Makart, Defregger, Lenbach, Carpeaux, Gérôme, Cabanel and Bonheur.
|Description:||165, [1, 7, 1] p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Harper's monthly magazine.|
|Responsibility:||by S.G.W. Benjamin ...|