Venezianische Zeichnungen des Quattrocento § … der Hochrenaissance § … der Spätrenaissance
Berlin, Paul Cassirer, 1925-1926
Three volumes (35 cm), I (Quattrocento, 1925): 66 pp., 91 collotype plates with captioned guards. II (Hochrenaissance, 1925): 39 pp., 65 collotype plates with captioned guards. III (Spätrenaissance, 1926): 31 pp., 104 collotype plates with captioned guards. Uniform publisher’s cloth. - The first of these three albums illustrates drawings attributed to Jacopo Bellini and his two more famous sons, and to Cima, Basaiti, Antonello da Messina, Crivelli, and concludes with a large group credited to Carpaccio. Included in the second album are sheets attributed to Giorgione, Palma Vecchio, Savoldo, and Lotto; the principal feature of the third volume is a group of 25 sheets attributed to Paolo Veronese. Arntzen & Rainwater L-51 to L-53; Chamberlain 1114-1116; Lucas p.93. ¶ From the library of Denys Sutton (1917-1991), editor of Apollo magazine (1962-1987), inscribed by him in pencil “Zurich 1938”; occasional pencil annotation in Sutton’s hand. Bloomsbury Book Auctions, Catalogue of the art reference library of the late Denys Sutton CBE (the first portion), London, 13 February 1992, lot 187. Cloth somewhat soiled, else very good.