Pieter de Hooch 1629-1684

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Lane, S., Halton & Truscott Smith,1925 

Scarce in the trade, this being the only English language copy available currently. Another fine contribution to the Portfolios of Great Masters series, with Foreword by S. Lane and eight plates in full color paying due homage to the Netherlands painter Pieter de Hooch (1629–1684). Bound in tall quarto format, light blue paper over boards, blue leatherette tape-backed, neatly affixed printed label to cover, with light sunning to edges, scuffing to tips, edges, some age-toning to endpapers, but bright, clean and unmarked interiors. Splitting to front pastedown to gutter. Vertically tipped-in full color plates mounted on heavy card stock as follows: A Young Soldier, The Store Cupboard, Interior with a Woman Weighing Gold, A Mother seated near a Cradle, Scene in a Courtyard before a small Country House (also called The Lovers), Woman Peeling Apples, A Family Group, A Music Party.