WITH OVER 350 FINE REPRODUCTIONS OF RUBENS’ PAINTINGS
(RUBENS) MICHEL, Emile. Rubens: Sa Vie, Son Oeuvre et Son Temps. Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie., 1900. Large thick quarto, contemporary half green crushed levant morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spine with red morocco floral inlays, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt. $750.
First edition of this splendid illustrated life of Rubens, with 354 reproductions of the Flemish painter’s works, finely bound.
This richly illustrated life of the Flemish Baroque painter includes 80 full-page tissue-guarded photogravures—some reproducing masterpieces, others studies and sketches—a number of which are printed in one or two colors. Text in French.
Fine condition. A richly illustrated volume, very handsomely bound.