München: Neue Pinakothek, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. "Gewidmet Seiner Königlichen Hoheit Prinzen Leopold von Preußen in voller Würdigung seines tiefen Kunstverständnisses und seines feinen Kunstempfindens beim Ausbau seiner Villa Favorita. Haag, Februar 32 Heinrich H, Thyssen-Bornemisza" on front free endpaper (Dedicated to his Royal Highness Prince Leopold von Preußen in full appreciation of his deep understanding of art and his fine sense of art in finishing his Villa Favorita).
Quarto. xi, 139pp., 153 plates, 33pp., 36 plates. Text printed on Arches paper. Original bright red Morocco with gilt-stamped coat of arms and lettering on cover, gilt lettering on spine; raised bands. Top edge gilt. Catalog for the first public exhibition of the collection of Dr. Heinrich Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza in the Neue Pinakothek in Munich. The catalog is divided into the sections paintings (Gemälde) and sculpture and applied art (Plastik und Kunstgewerbe), the paintings are divided into paintings of old masters and paintings of the 19th Century.
The paintings include masters like Albrecht Altdorfer, Hans Baldung, Lucas Cranach, Rogier van der Weyden, Hieronymus Bosch, Rubens, van Dyck, Frans Hals, Rembrandt. Corregio, Tizian, Tintoretto, El Greco, Tiepolo, Boucher, Fragonard, Greuze, Gainsborough, Corot, Böcklin and many others. The Sculptures Tilmann Riemenschneider, El Greco, Pietro Bracci and other with carpets, embroideries and other objects in part two. Beautifully illustrated with b/w photographs of the artworks. All pieces are listed and described in separate sections of the catalog.
Text in German. light wear of binding with some foxing of endpapers and foredge. Binding in overall very good, interior in good to very good condition. g to vg. Item #42805