Claude Lorrain: Liber Veritatis

By: Kitson, Michael

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Rectangular octavo. Brown cloth with title in bronze gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, with some light sunning to inner edge of rear cover where it meets spine. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 185pp. 200 b/w plates of images from the Liber Veritatis plus 4 b/w plates illustrating the first and second indexes. In the 1977 exhibition at the British Museum, London, the 195 drawings from the Liber Veritatis of Claude Lorrain were shown all together for the first time. The Liber was one of the treasures from the Chatsworth collection accepted in lieu of Estate Duty after the death of the 9th Duke of Devonshire. in 1957 it was allocated to the British Museum. The Liber Veritatis was the artist's record of his own work methodically kept as a safeguard agains forgery and imitation. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: Claude Lorrain: Liber Veritatis

Author Name: Kitson, Michael

Categories: Art History,

Publisher: London, British Museum Publications: 1978

ISBN Number: 0714107484

ISBN Number 13: 9780714107486

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 006189

Keywords: CLAUDE LORRAIN POUSSIN TURNER LIBER VERITATIS,