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Louis David - Jean Cassou - Jean Adhémar - Monnaie à Paris - David. Naissance du génie d’un peintre. [Médaille en bronze] Préface de J Cassou. Texte de J Adhémar - 1953

Louis David - Jean Cassou - Jean Adhémar - Monnaie à Paris - David. Naissance du génie d’un peintre. [Médaille en bronze] Préface de J Cassou. Texte de J Adhémar - 1953

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Louis David - Jean Cassou - Jean Adhémar - Monnaie à Paris - David. Naissance du génie d’un peintre. [Médaille en bronze] Préface de J Cassou. Texte de J Adhémar - 1953
Art, Fine Bindings, History, numismatics - Quantity: 1 - Book

Remarkable work dedicated to the young Louis David during his stay at the Academy of France in Rome (1774-1780).

Established in a beige canvas box of the publisher, decorated with a bronze medal specially struck at the workshops of the Mint in Paris after the medallion of David d'Angers exhibited at the Louvre Museum, glued on the back. On the first flat red title coin struck gold with Greek framing.

Printed in only 289 copies on pure thread in the shape of Johannot, containing an "original drawing" in deficit to our copy.

Significant illustration of 289 phototyping plates on Annonay's laid paper.


AUTHOR: Louis David - Jean Cassou - Jean Adhémar

TITLE: David. Naissance du génie d’un peintre. Preface by Jean Cassou. Text by Jean Adhémar.
Publisher: S.l., Raoul Solar, 1953. In-folio of 82, [5] pp., in sheets, filled covers, and 289 plates, strong beige canvas casing of the publisher

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Art, Fine Bindings, History, numismatics
Author/ Illustrator
Louis David - Jean Cassou - Jean Adhémar - Monnaie à Paris
Book Title
David. Naissance du génie d’un peintre. [Médaille en bronze] Préface de J Cassou. Texte de J Adhémar
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1953
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Number of pages
289
Dimensions
38×28 cm
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