Le Peintre amateur et curieux, ou Description générale des Tableaux des plus habiles Maîtres, qui font l'ornement des Eglises, Couvents, Abbayes, Prieurés & Cabinets particuliers dans l'étendue des Pays-Bas autrichiens.

Engraved frontis. 4 p.l. (incl. frontis.), 283 pp.; 1 p.l., 144, [8] pp. Two vols. in one. Small 8vo, cont. polished calf (head of spine a bit chipped), spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine (label a trifle chipped). Brussels: P. de Bast, 1763.

First edition of the classic 18th-century survey of art in the Austrian Low Countries; it remains a useful book as it describes many works of art and collections now destroyed or dispersed.

Nice copy.

Price: $1,250.00

Item ID: 5176

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