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French art. Essay by J J de Vasselot

Reference code
VAS
Title
French art. Essay by J J de Vasselot
Date
31 October 1895
Level of description
item
Extent and format
ff. ii + 383, 38 plates. Quarto, and large quarto folder. Half leather, blue, with marbled boards.
Scope and content
'Essai sur les Influences Orientales dans la Sculpture et l'Enluminure Françaises au onzième siècle' by Jean Joseph Marquet de Vasselot, Hon.FSA 1922 (d. 1946); dated Paris, 31 Oct.1895 (fol.332). Autograph. French. An account of oriental influence on French art of the 11th century arranged by motifs, eg. helix, palmette, tree of life, elephant. Plates (38) in a separate folder, consisting of numerous pencil and ink drawings and photographs laid down on mounts; a few cut away. A.J., 27 (1947), 214 (obituary).
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/862
Archival history
?Presented by the author.
Language
French