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MEMOIR OF THE LIFE OF ARY SCHEFFER.
(Scheffer). Grote, Mrs.

MEMOIR OF THE LIFE OF ARY SCHEFFER.

John Murray 1860.
1st Ed. viii + 166pp. + [i] + 32pp. publ. adverts. dated January 1860. Port. frontis., facsimile of letter. Institutional label and accession nos. to front f.e.p., several unobtrusive blind embossed stamps, some light browning and spotting throughout, some light marginal thumbing, new e.ps., rebound in modern gilt lettered green institutional cloth with accession nos. to spine. Ary Scheffer (17951858), French painter of Dutch and German extraction, was born in Dordrecht. He developed his own style, which has been called "frigidly classical". Scheffer often painted subjects from literature, especially the works of Dante, Byron and Goethe.
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