Portrait medals of Italian artists of the Renaissance View larger
Hill (George Francis), Sir, 1867-1948

Portrait medals of Italian artists of the Renaissance

London, Philip Lee Warner [printed at the Chiswick Press], 1912
(27 cm), xvii (3), 92 (4) pp., plus colour frontispiece and 32 monochrome collotype plates, each with tissue guardsheet. Publisher’s green cloth, lettered; printed dust jacket (Brodart dust jacket protector). - Catalogue of 67 contemporary medals with portraits of Italian artists of the Renaissance; “They often represent our only opportunity of knowing what the features of the persons in question were like” (from the Preface). Edition of 750 copies. ¶ Dust jacket sunned, several tiny losses; otherwise an excellent copy.
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