Titian: His Life and Times. With some account of his family, chiefly from new and unpublished records.

  • Crowe, J. A. and G. B. Cavalcaselle
  • London: John Murray 1877

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Description

FIRST EDITION, 2 vols., 8vo, pp. xlvii, [i], 459, [1]; viii, [ii], 541, [1], 32 (ads) + frontispiece in each vol. and 17 further plates. Original purple cloth, boards bordered in blind, spines lettered in gilt. Spines sunned, a few nicks to spine ends, front joint of vol. 1 with some small insect damage, the hinge there cracked but sound. Later ownership inscription to initial blanks.

Notes

The first major monograph on Titian, making use of documentary sources instead of the rumours that had filled most previous artists' biographies.

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