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BRITISH INSTITUTION FOR PROMOTING THE FINE ARTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
[Catalogue. Hogarth etc. 1814]
British Institution for Promoting the Fine Arts in the United Kingdom. Founded, June 4, 1805, opened, January 18, 1806. ... [Catalogue of pictures by the late William Hogarth, Richard Wilson, Thomas Gainsborough, and J. Zoffani.]
London: printed by W. Bulmer and Co., 1814.
23, [1] p. ; 24.8 cm. (4º)

Drop-head title at start of catalogue reading 'Catalogue of Pictures by the Late William Hogarth, Richard Wilson, Thomas Gainsborough, and J. Zoffani. Exhibited by the Permission of the Proprietors, in Honour of the Memory of Those Distinguished Artists, and for the Improvement of British Art. To Which are Added Etchings Distinguishing the Names in the Florentine Gallery and Royal Academy'. Includes lists of the governors, the subscribers, and a preface. The catalogue is signed 'John Young, Keeper'. Price at foot of imprint: Price one shilling. Soane features amongst the proprietors lending the complete set of Hogarth's Rake's Progress (North Room - West Side) while Mrs Garrick also released the 'Election' series for the exhibition.

Copy Notes Bound (9) 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 4954


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