The Madonna and Child
Six Photo-Mezzo Engravings of Pictures Belonging to the Italian School in the National Gallery
First edition, hardback. Quarter vellum with paper covered boards, gilt titling to upper board. 30.5 × 23cm, 19pp.
Six high quality reproductions of images of the Madonna with accompanying text. Each plate is tissue guarded. The pictures here are: 1. The Madonna and Child by Giovanni Bellini, 2. The Virgin Adoring the Infant by Perugino, 3. The Madonna and Child, with St john the Baptist and St Catherine Embracing the Divine Infant by Titian, 4. The Madonna and Child after Raphael, 5. The Holy Family by Correggio, 6. The Virgin in Prayer by Sassoferrato.
A good copy. There is tanning to the boards and darkening to the vellum. The pages are in good condition, but there is foxing and offsetting to the tissue guards.