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HAYDON, Benjamin Robert (1786--1846)
[The judgment of connoisseurs upon works of art. French. 1818]
Sentiment des connoisseurs sur les ouvrages de l'art, comparé avec celui des artistes; et plus particulièrement sur les marbres de Lord Elgin. Par B.R. Haydon, peintre d'histoire.
Londres, imprimé par G. Schulze et J. Dean,, 1818.
19, [1] p.; 22.8 cm. (8°)

A translation into French of Haydon's The judgment of connoisseurs upon works of art compared with that of professional men; in reference more particularly to the Elgin Marbles. First published in the Examiner and Champion, 1816.

Copy Notes Bound in a volume of pamphlets on the arts, including also a translation into Italian of the same work (q.v.).

Binding C19th blue paper boards, brown paper spine lettered in ink 'Miscel-/Laneous// Landseer/ Letters// Haydon/ on the/ Elgin/ Marbles/ &c./ &c./ E'. Later numbered '89' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 2442

Additional Names Elgin Marbles

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