THE SPITZER COLLECTION
Frédéric Spitzer (1815-1890). La collection Spitzer.
La collection Spitzer: Antiquité—moyen-âge—renaissance …. Paris: Maison Quantin, 1890-1892. 6 folio volumes containing 342 plates, printed in an edition of 600 copies. Spitzer was born in Vienna in 1815 and moved to Paris in 1852. He assembled one of the greatest art collections of all time, which was sold after his death. The collection included furniture, decorative arts, paintings, sculpture, ceramics, glass, and arms and armor from antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.Print: 19½" x 14" Print: 14" x 19½"