A collection of four Arundel Society chromolithographs,
and a hymnal, loose in frame,
largest 78 x 63cm (5)
The Arundel Society was founded in London in 1849 and named after the 17th century art collector, Thomas Howard, the Earl of Arundel. The society's purpose was to promote knowledge of the art works of Italian, Flemish, and other European masters.
Much of the work of the Society consisted of publishing chromolithographs of Italian and Northern European artworks, especially frescoes, and raising public awareness for the preservation of these works, which at that time were in danger of decay and damage. The Society was discontinued in 1897.
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Sold for £140
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Auction: Design - Two Day Sale, Tue, 25th Jan 2022
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