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Small folio. xvi, 540 pp. Illustrated throughout. Original binding by Riviere dark green morocco, stamped in blind and gold over heavy boards, a.e.g.; corners worn, but otherwise very good. Bookplate and rubber stamp of Dr. Juan Weiss. With a large fore-edge painting of the body of Christ, mourned by the Virgin Mary, and an Angel, as depicted on page 257, after the painting of the "PietÃ " by Francesco Francia (1450-1518). The fore-edge painting is unsigned and probably dates from pre 1980. The original painting is in the National Gallery, London. See: Charles Heaton, A Concise History of Painting, 1893, p. 81.
Title: The New Testament of Our Lord and Savious Jesus Christ. With engravings on wood from designs of Fra Angelico, Pietro Perugino, Francesco Francia, Lorenzo di Credi, Fra Bartolommeo, Titian, Raphael, Gaudenzio Ferrari, Daniel di Volterra, and others.
Categories: Fore-edge Painting,
Publisher: London:, Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, 1865.: 1865
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: FF120
Keywords: Fore-Edge Painting