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BRITISH INSTITUTION FOR PROMOTING THE FINE ARTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
[Catalogue. Rubens etc. 1815]
British Institution for Promoting the Fine Arts in the United Kingdom. Founded, June 4, 1805, opened, January 18, 1806. ... [Catalogue of pictures by Rubens, Rembrandt, Vandyke, and other artists of the Flemish and Dutch schools.]
London: printed by W. Bulmer and Co., 1815.
21, [1] p. ; 24.8 cm. (4º)

Drop-head title at start of catalogue reading 'Catalogue of Pictures by Rubens, Rembrandt, Vandyke, and Other Artists of the Flemish and Dutch Schools, with which the Proprietors have Favoured the British Institution for the Gratification of the Public, and for the benefit of the Fine Arts in General'. Includes lists of the governors, the subscribers, and a preface. Price at foot of imprint: Price one shilling. John Young signs a notice from the Directors of the Institution to the effect that instead of any particular premiums for history or landscape paintings, 'they have set apart One Thousand guineas, to be applied ... in giving Premiums for finished sketches, illustrative of, or connected with, the Successes of the British Army in Spain, Portugal, and France', dated 'British Gallery, March 6, 1815'.

Copy Notes Bound (13) in a collection of British Institution catalogues, 1808--1835.

Binding Later C19th half calf, brown ribbed morocco-grain binder's cloth boards, gilt-dotted and blind-ruled spine, black spine-label. Numbered '15' in a series of sale catalogue volumes.

Reference Number 4956


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