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DUBOIS, Léon Jean Joseph (1780--1846)
Description des objets d'arts qui composent le cabinet de feu M. le Baron V. Denon, ... Monuments antiques, historiques, modernes; ouvrages orientaux, &c. Par L. J. J. Dubois.
Paris: imprimerie d'Hippolyte Tilliard, 1826.
[2], v, [1], 307, [1] p. ; 19.9 cm. (8º)

Vivant-Denon was director-general of museums and head of the new Musée Napoléon (the future Musée du Louvre) between 1804 and 1815.

Copy Notes Bound (1) with A. N. Pérignon's Description des objets d'arts ... Tableaux, dessins et miniatures, 1826 (q.v.) and J. Duchesne's Description des objets d'arts ... Estampes et ouvrages à figures, 1826 (q.v.).

Binding Later C19th half calf, brown morocco-grain cloth boards, blind roll-tooled borders, gilt-dotted and blind-ruled spine, red morocco spine-labels, for which George Richmond was paid 2s. 6d., 20 May 1853. (Curatorial Papers/Bailey/Parcel 1).

Reference Number 2131


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