France in the golden age : seventeenth-century French paintings in American collections (catalogue of an exhibition held at the Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 29 January-26 April 1982; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 28 May-22 August 1982; and Art Institute of Chicago, 18 September-28 November 1982)
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982
(24 cm), xviii (2), 397 (1) pp., illustrations (many in colour). Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Catalogue of 124 paintings by 49 artists (and two anonymous), together with essays on the French Caravaggisti, Georges de La Tour, Nicolas Poussin, French painters in Italy, painters from Lorraine and Provence, the Le Nain brothers, the Paris school, landscape, portraiture, still life, Le Charles Brun and Pierre I Mignard. Also included is an “Inventory of Seventeenth century French paintings in public collections in the United States” (pp.343-379) and an essay by Elisabeth Foucart-Walter on paintings granted to churches in the United States under the Bourbon Restoration. ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.