The Genius of Venice 1500-1600 (catalogue of an exhibition held at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 25 November 1983-11 March 1984)
London, Royal Academy / Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1983
(28 cm), 413 (3) pp., 376 illustrations (98 in colour). Errata sheet loosely inserted. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - The most important display of Venetian art outside of Italy in fifty years: 147 paintings, 84 drawings, 63 prints, and 42 sculptures and works of art. Every work is reproduced in the catalogue (95 of them colour), with commentaries by forty-eight contributing scholars. James Byam Shaw introduces the drawings and David Landau contributes an essay “Printmaking in Venice and the Veneto” (pp.303-354). ¶ Fine, unmarked copy.