'The Graphic' Guide to Vienna

'The Graphic' Guide to Vienna

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...painter, the year of his birth and death, and the school to which he belonged. The catalogue, by Erasme Eugert, director of the gallery, furnishes the fullest details on every subject; it is only as a vade-mecum that the present summary is submitted. First Story--The entry to the gallery forms a fine hall, termed the Marmor-Saal, with frescoes by Cartone, and portraits of Maria Theresa and Josef II. To the right of this hall are the Italian schools, to the left the Dutch and Flemish. On the right--FIRST Room--Venetian School--2. "Descent from the Cross," Giacomo Palma; 29. "Portrait of Marc-Antoine Barbara, Ambassador from Venice to Selim II.;" 30. "The Adoration of the Magi" and 50. "Virgin between Two Saints," by Paul Veronese; 44. "Portrait of an Old Man," and 53, "Bearing the Cross," by Tintoretto; 47. "Adoration of the Shepherds," by Schiavone; and 45. "Dead Christ on his Mother's Knees," by G. Palma the' younger. Second Room.--Mostly Venetian.--7. One of the gems of the collection, "Sainte Justine, with Palm in Hand, invoked by the Patron of the Artist," by H. Moro; 10. "Young Man Crowned with Vine Leaves accosted by an Armed Soldier," by Giorgione; and 57. "Oriental Geometricians;" 17. "Diana at the Bath Discovering the Fault of Calisto;" 19. "Ecce Homo," with crowd of figures, including portraits formerly the property of our Charles I., and sold by order of Oliver Cromwell;" and 35. "Young Woman;" then three by Titian; 21. "The Woman taken in Adultery," by Pandovanino; 28. "Jacob blessing his Grandchildren," by Charles Loth; and 43. a mediaeval customer of Madame Rachel, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236490339
  • 9781236490339