The Devonshire Collection of Italian Drawings: Volume III Michael Jaffé

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The Collection of Old Master drawings at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, home of the Dukes of Devonshire, ranks with the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle as the finest privately owned group of such drawings in Britain and as one of the great princely collections of Europe. It contains outstanding sheets by the great masters from every artistic school. These four volumes devoted to the Italian drawings have detailed entries for nearly 1,000 works from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries, among them numerous reattributions and discoveries. This volume includes the works of the Carracci, Domenichino, Guercino, Guido Reni and Correggio. Specifications:

  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
  • Pages: 320 pp
  • Illustrations: 253 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714829357

Michael Jaffé (1923-97) was Professor of the History of Western Art at the University of Cambridge.

"Without a doubt the four volumes constitute the most lavish catalogue of any drawings collection published in living memory."—Burlington Magazine

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