This art book, The World of Delacroix 1798 – 1863, is one of the 28 volumes in the Time - Life Library of Art series. This used book is beautifully illustrated in color and black and white with many full color and full page reproductions. The front endpaper has a copy of one of the sketches Delacroix made for his composition Death of Sardanapalus. The back endpaper is a reproduction of a watercolor of Delacroix’s studio.
This hardcover book comes with a slipcase. The slipcase shows a detail of Delacroix’s painting of a Turkish horseman.
This book is used but in like-new good condition. There is a small crease on the front of the book at the top right edge. This hardcover book is clean, crisp and the interior is unmarked. The slipcase is also in very good condition.
This book was published by Time-Life Books, New York. This copy is a 1975 reprint. There are 196 pages including an index, catalog of illustrations, bibliographical references, and a chronology of artists.
Title: The World of Delacroix 1798 - 1863
Author: Tom Prideaux
Publisher: Time-Life Books
Place: New York, NY
Date of Publication: 1975
Number of Pages: 196
Dimensions: 9.5 x 12.5 inches