Corpus Rubenianum: Part IX. The Decoration of the Torre De La Parada

Alpers, Svetlana

Published by Phaidon Press Ltd., 1971
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386 pp. 200 monochrome illustrations hors texte. Appendices. Indices. Part 9 of the 26 part catalogue raisonne of the complete works of baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) based on material collected by Ruben's scholar Ludwig Burchard. Internally clean and unmarked with sound binding. Black cloth covered boards with stamped gilt and red printed title label on backstrip. Monochrome illustrated dustjacket protected by plastic book wrap. Red printed slipcase is shelf worn, dust soiled and rubbed along edges. Small repaired surface tear at mouth. Due to weight (1.85 kg + packaging) extra shipping charges will apply. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Shortly before November 1636, Rubens received the commission from Philip IV of Spain to supply more than sixty paintings with mythological subjects for his new hunting lodge, the Torre de la Parada. In about one and a half years, the enormous task was completed. The pictures had been painted partly by Rubens himself, partly from his designs by a number of collaborators, among them Cornelis de Vos, Jacob Jordaens, Theodoor van Thulden and Erasmus Quellinus. Today, forty of these paintings, more than fifty of Rubens's brilliant sketches and a few preparatory drawings survive. Together with three never previously published eighteenth-century inventories of the Torre de La Parada, they have provided the material for the new analysis of the series.

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Title: Corpus Rubenianum: Part IX. The Decoration ...
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd.
Publication Date: 1971
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
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Book Description Phaidon, London / New York, 1971. Hardbound. Black cloth with white & red dust jacket, red cardboard slipcase. 386 pp. plus 200 glossy bw plates. Part of the large series "Corpus Rubenianum", Part IX: Examines a series of more than 60 paintings commissioned of Rubens by Philip IV of Spain in 1636. VG (Slipcase may show wear and/or some soiling; white part of dj may be naturally aged.). Bookseller Inventory # 104499

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Book Description Phaidon, London / New York, 1971. Hardbound. Black cloth with dustjacket and slipcase. 386 pp plus 200 glossy bw plates. Part of the large series "Corpus Rubenianum", Part IX: Examines a series of more than 60 paintings commissioned of Rubens by Philip IV of Spain in 1636. NF/Good/Fair; Book in excellent condition; dj has taped tear at lower front, and slipcase is worn but intact; Bookseller Inventory # 117448

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