Catalogue of Paintings by Artists of The Dusseldorf Academy of Art, Now on Exhibition at 548 Broadway, New York. Dusseldorf Gallery.
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Catalogue of Paintings by Artists of The Dusseldorf Academy of Art, Now on Exhibition at 548 Broadway, New York.

New York: Baker & Goodwin, Book and Job Printers, [1855]. Item #676

8vo.  225 x 140 mm., [8 ¾ x 5 ½ inches].  52 pp.  Original printed wrappers; uniformly soiled, waterstained, a few minor chips and spine a bit split, otherwise a sound copy.  This copy with the stamp of the New York State Library on the front wrapper and title-page.


The Dusseldorf Gallery was established in 1849 and by 1855 was an established part of New York's art world.  This catalogue contains descriptions for over 100 items, each well described and annotated.  The first part of the catalogue describes the history of the Gallery and details about featured artists, Karl Friedrich Lessing and his work entitled, Huss before the Stake.  Catalogues were issued by the Academy almost every year during the 1850’s and the early 1860’s, each featuring different works of art.

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Price: $135.00

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