DUBOURG, M[atthew].

Views of the remains of ancient buildings in Rome,

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Views of the remains of ancient buildings in Rome,
and its vicinity with a descriptive and historical account of each subject ...
London, Taylor, 1844.
A very good copy with plates clean and fresh.

There is little information about Dubourg the dates of his birth and death are unknown, and even his Christian name is not well attested. He is known to have contributed coloured aquatints to Thomas Williamson, The European in India London, 1813 and to J. F. Dove, A Picture of St Petersburg London, 1815 , as well as two plates after drawings by Pugin to Edward Wedlake Brayley, Illustrations of Her Majesty's Palace at Brighton London, 1838 and the engravings for Barbara Anne Townshend's delightfully named Sibyl-Leaves, or, Drawing Room Scraps consisting of Groups of Figures, Flowers, Roses, Birds, Butterflies c presenting a Variety of Studies in the Art of cutting Black Paper, for the Instruction and Amusement of Young Ladies London, 1836 . Views in Rome seems to be the first book that the artist produced entirely on his own it consists
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Folio (42 x 33 cm). 26 hand-coloured aquatints. Original morocco-grained green cloth, lettered in gilt on upper cover, rebacked with green calf; edges worn.


Abbey Travel 181; Tooley 188.   Stock ID: 93427

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