- Museum number
- Series: La Galerie du Louvre
'The Gallery of the Louvre, represented in etchings executed solely by Mrs Maria Cosway, with an historical and critical description .... by J.Griffiths, Esq.', Paris (printed for the author) 1802; the complete volume consisting of letterpress half-title, title, introduction pp.i-iv, and 50pp. of text in parallel English and French, followed by seven etched plates with hand-colouring showing the arrangement of paintings on the walls of the Louvre (Paris, 1802)
Etchings with hand-colouring
- Production date
Height: 685 millimetres
Width: 570 millimetres (sheet size)
- Curator's comments
- For a description and history of the series, see 1880,0710.713 (1880,0710.713 to 719 being a set of the first seven plates of the series, which have individual entries on the database).
This copy has bound in at the end the wrappers for the first three parts in which the text and plates were delivered to subscribers. It is not clear who was responsible for the hand-colouring.
For a second bound set which has eleven rather than seven plates, see 1865,0114.1283 to 1293.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Charles Burney's manuscript catalogue, vol. 1 introductory section, lists in portfolio C, 'The Gallery of the Louvre, by J Griffiths Esq.. The first three numbers, containing etchings by Mrs Maria Cosway', which must be this volume.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Other BM number: 1983,U.2492(1-7)