1852 2vol Illustrated Legends of the Madonna Monastic Order By Anna Brownell Jameson

1852 2vol Illustrated Legends of the Madonna Monastic Order By Anna Brownell Jameson

Antique Book – Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts: Sacred and Legendary Art By Mrs. Anna Brownell Jameson Published 1852

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  • Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts: Forming the Third Series of Sacred and Legendary Art and Legends of Monastic Orders as Represented in the Fine Arts: Forming the Second Series of Sacred and Legendary Art | By Mrs. Anna Brownell Jameson | Published: 1852-57 – London – Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans and Robert | Dimensions: 8″ H x 5.5″ W; (lxxv) 342pp.; (lxxv) 342 pp | Details: Two volumes depicting different scenes in ecclesiastical art, by Anna Brownell | Second edition, corrected and enlarged | Illustrated throughout with many engraved plates | Anna Brownell Jameson (17 May 1794 – 17 March 1860) was a British writer. In 1847 she went to Italy with her niece and subsequent biographer (Memoirs, 1878), Gerardine Bate (later the wife of the noted photographer Robert Macpherson), to collect materials for the work on which her reputation rests: her series of Sacred and Legendary Art | Bookplate of Augusta Clifford to front paste-downs | Very Good Condition: In half-morocco bindings. Externally, quite smart, though with some rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some scattered foxing throughout.

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    19th Century