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Cover of: Tableaux du temple des muses by Michel de Marolles
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Cover of: Tableaux du temple des muses by Michel de Marolles

Tableaux du temple des muses
tirez du cabinet de feu Mr. Fauereau, conseiller du roy en sa Cour des aydes, & grauez en tailles-douces par les meilleurs maistres de son temps, pour representer les vertus & les vices, sur les plus illustres fables de l'antiquité

Published by Chez Nicolas L'Anglois, ruë Sainct Iacques, aux Colomnes d'Hercule in A Paris .
Written in French.

Edition Notes

Also issued by Antoine de Sommaville. See Brunet.

Added engraved t.p. (folded at foot). Port. of Favereau. Fifty-eight numbered full-page engravings by Cornelis Bloemaert chiefly after paintings by Abraham van Diepenbeeck. The source of nos. 9, 47, 50 is given in the plate as Pierre Brebiette, and according to Hollstein, nos. 10, 19, 32, 49, 52 & 53 are after Brebiette as well. Plate 31 depicting "Salmacis et Hermaphrodite" is usually a replacement by (François or Nicolas) Poilly, as Bloemaert's engraving was considered "trop libre"; see Brunet. Woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials.

Signatures: ãp4s ẽp4s ĩp2s A-3Op4s 3Pp2s.

17-18 omitted in paging.

Includes index.

Hollstein Dutch & Flemish, II, C. Bloemaert, 90-148

Brunet III, 1443

Binding: 19th-century polished calfskin. Gilt tooling along margins of boards, on spine and on turn-ins. Title in gilt on red spine label. Page edges marbled.

Theodore Besterman's calligraphic label, signed P.S., at upper left-hand corner of front pastedown. Signature at foot of t.p. and on verso of last 2 leaves: guyon de sardiere (i.e. Jean Baptiste Denis Guyon de Sardiere, d. ca. 1759, bibliophile).

Other Titles Tableavx dv temple des mvses

The Physical Object

Pagination [22], 477 [i.e. 475], [9] p., [1], 58 leaves of plates :
Number of pages 477

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24736041M
Internet Archive dutempledesmuses00maro


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