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GRAHAM, Maria (1785--1842)
Memoirs of the life of Nicholas Poussin. By Maria Graham, ...
London: printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; and A. Constable and Co., Edinburgh, 1820.
xvi, 236 p., engr. frontis. port., [1] fold. aquatint pl. ; 22.5 cm. (8º)

The author is better known as Lady Maria Callcott. Includes 'Two Dialogues By Fénélon. Descriptive Of Two Of Poussin's Pictures' pp. [155]--178; and 'Catalogue Of Poussin's Principal Paintings': pp. [179]--236. With a frontispiece engraving of Poussin by Fry. The aquatint plate, signed 'C. L. E.', is by Sir Charles Lock Eastlake (1793--1865).

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting the half-title. Inscribed in pencil (not by Soane) on p. 233, with reference to a painting by Poussin of a storm, In the possession/ of Dr Bevan Esq. (i.e. Edward Bevan (1770-1860). Bought from Edward Lawrence for 4s., 27 May 1829. (Priv. Corr.XVI.E.6:26).

Binding C19th quarter redcloth, grey paper boards.

Reference Number 2360


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