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HAYDON, Benjamin Robert (1786--1846)
Comparaison entre la tête d'un des chèvaux de Venise, qui etoient sur l'Arc triomphale des Thuilleries, et qu'on dit être de Lysippe, et la tête du cheval d'Elgin du Parthenon. Imprimé premièrement dans "The Annals of the Fine Arts." Par B.R. Haydon, peintre d'histoire.
Londres imprimé par W. Bulmer et Co., 1818.
15, [1] p., [1] fold. etch. pl. ; 23.1 cm. (8°)

Haydon's article 'On the Comparison between the Venetian Horse's Head, said to be by Lysippus, and the Horse's Head from the Parthenon, in the Elgin Collection' first appeared in The Annals of the Fine Arts (q.v.), vol. III, 1818, no. 9, pp. 177--185. The plate comparing the two equine heads is an etching by John Landseer including a lengthy caption signed and dated in the plate 'B.R. Haydon 1817'.

Copy Notes Bound in a volume of pamphlets on the arts including translations into French (q.v.) and Italian (q.v.) of another article by Haydon.

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 2439


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