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Dreyfus Collection. [Alternate subtitle from half-title: Certain of the sculptures from the collection of Gustave Dreyfus, Paris, which was acquired in its entirety from the executors of his estate in MDCCCXXX by Sir Joseph Duveen, bart.] by  Clarence and Joseph Duveen Kennedy - Hardcover - from Bernett Penka Rare Books LLC (SKU: 48046)

Dreyfus Collection. [Alternate subtitle from half-title: Certain of the sculptures from the collection of Gustave Dreyfus, Paris, which was acquired in its entirety from the executors of his estate in MDCCCXXX by Sir Joseph Duveen, bart.]

Dreyfus Collection. [Alternate subtitle from half-title: Certain of the sculptures from the collection of Gustave Dreyfus, Paris, which was acquired in its entirety from the executors of his estate in MDCCCXXX by Sir Joseph Duveen, bart.] by  Clarence and Joseph Duveen Kennedy - Hardcover - from Bernett Penka Rare Books LLC (SKU: 48046)

Dreyfus Collection. [Alternate subtitle from half-title: Certain of the sculptures from the collection of Gustave Dreyfus, Paris, which was acquired in its entirety from the executors of his estate in MDCCCXXX by Sir Joseph Duveen, bart.]

by Kennedy, Clarence and Joseph Duveen

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1 pp. intro. to the Dreyfus collection of Renaissance sculpture by Kennedy, professor of art at Smith College, with annotated list of plates, followed by 57 orig. tipped-in photographic plates, also by Kennedy, ranging in size from approx. 11 1/4" x 15" to 8 1/2" x 10", of examples in the collection from the Italian (pls. I-L) and Northern Schools (pls. LI-LVII), incl. those by Desiderio da Settignano, Donatello, Luca della Robbia, Verrocchio, and Michel Colombe. Photographs in fine condition with exceptional clarity and contrast, rag paper sl. toned with deckled fore and bottom edges, preliminaries a bit soiled. Large folio. Cloth, scuffed and soiled, some separation at front hinge. London (Privately printed) 1930. From the edition of 24 signed by the printer, ex-libris John Pierpont Morgan, small armorial bookplate front board verso, signed dedication from Duveen to J.P. Morgan librarian Bella da Costa Greene on flyleaf. This scarce volume is one of several that Duveen used to publicize his acquisition of the renowned Dreyfus collection of fine and decorative arts.

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Dreyfus Collection. [Alternate subtitle from half-title: Certain of the sculptures from the collection of Gustave Dreyfus, Paris, which was acquired in its entirety from the executors of his estate in MDCCCXXX by Sir Joseph Duveen, bart.]
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Kennedy, Clarence and Joseph Duveen
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Bernett Penka Rare Books specializes in rare and out-of-print scholarly books on the History of Art and Architecture from antiquity to the present. Since 1944 we have been helping institutional libraries and individuals build their collections.

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