Collection van Branteghem. Catalogue des Monuments Antiques. Vases peints, Terres cuites (Hotel Drouot)
1982 · Bruxelles (Brussels), Belgium
by Frohner, W.
Bruxelles (Brussels), Belgium: Hotel Drouot, 1982. Hardcover. Interior clean and tight and each plate without markings. Ex-lib. copy with minimal marks on title page and plate inside front cover. Most of leather spine is totally detached, but all except lower 2 inches are either attached to rear cover or laid into book. With the original covers, this would be beautiful restored or rebound.. Original grey, oversize boards with brown leather spine/corners and gilt lettering. Unpaginated with approx. 220 pp. Included are 76 plates (inc. 46 and 46 bis), numbered 1 through 75, with 8 double-page plates. Most plates in duotone but 13 in color. With tissue guards over each plate. Oversize and heavy and will require extra postage. Text in French. The catalogue is divided into two parts: Painted Vases (Vases peints, Plates Nos. 1-49) and Terra Cotta (Terres Cuites, Plates Nos. 49-75). Each of the double-page plates is one large image but has two, consecutive plate numbers. Two are in color, and 6 are in duotone. All color and 2-page plates are in the first section of the book. All plates in section II are in bw. The entire catalogue showcases 440 works from the Van Branteghem Collection with each work annotated. (Inventory #: 147124)