A collection of material from the Trianon Press, ca. 1952-1983

Processed by Yasmin Damshenas in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, August 2011; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library Special Collections
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Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Descriptive Summary

Title: A collection of material from the Trianon Press
Date (inclusive): ca. 1952-1983
Collection number: 1685
Creator: Unknown.
Extent: 2 oversize boxes
Abstract: The collection consists of reproductions of engravings, etchings, and other artwork published by Trianon Press, a publishing house started by Arnold Fawcus who was well known for producing high quality facsimiles.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Processing Note

Processed by Yasmin Damshenas in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, August 2011.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], A collection of material from the Trianon Press (Collection 1685). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography/History

Trianon Press was founded in Paris in 1947 by Arnold Fawcus who became well known for producing high quality facsimile art prints. Under the label Trianon Press, he published a number of facsimiles including the work of William Blake. After Fawcus's death, his wife Julie Fawcus continued and completed Trianon's final two projects on Dante Alighieri and John Constable.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of reproductions of engravings, etchings, and other artwork. Among the artists represented are: William Blake, Pieter Brueghel the Elder, Charles-Germain de Saint-Aubin, Camille Pissaro, Fra Bartolommeo, Jean Bérain and Wenceslaus Hollar.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Trianon Press --Archives.

Genres and Forms of Material

reproductions.


Container List

Box 1

Print 1 Jerusalem, the Emanation of the Giant Albion, ca. 1804-1832.

Scope and Content Note

Four prints from William Blake's epic poem.
Box 1

Prints 2-4  The World of Seven Virtues (ca. 1560) and The Gates of Paradise (ca. 1793).

Scope and Content Note

Two images from The World of Seven Virtues by Pieter Brueghel the Elder (representing Justice and Hope). Also, 5 images from The Gates of Paradise by William Blake.
Box 1

Print 5 Untitled, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Four landscape images and two pastoral scenes including one with caption "The Holy Mother to be draped in dark…"
Box 1

Prints 6-9  Seven Deadly Sins (ca. 1558) and The Gates of Paradise (ca. 1793).

Scope and Content Note

Selection of two images from the Seven Deadly Sins by Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Also, five images from The Gates of Paradise by William Blake.
Box 1

Prints 10-12 Essay de Papilloneries Humaines (ca. 1750) and Gates of Paradise (ca. 1793).

Scope and Content Note

Two prints from Essay de Papilloneries Humaines by Charles-Germain de Saint-Aubin and five selected prints from Gates of Paradise by William Blake.
Box 1

Prints 13-16  Essay de Papilloneries Humaines (ca. 1750) and Adoration of the Magi (ca. 1130-1135).

Scope and Content Note

Two images from Essay de Papilloneries Humaines by Charles-Germain de Saint-Aubin and two images of the Adoration of the Magi capital at Autun Cathedral sculpted by Gislebertus.
Box 1

Print 17 Essay de Papilloneries Humaines (ca. 1750) and untitled sketches (ca. 19th century).

Scope and Content Note

Two images from Essay de Papilloneries Humaines by Charles-Germain de Saint-Aubin and two images of sketches of women by John Constable.
Box 1

Prints 18-19  Temptation of Christ, ca. 1550s.

Scope and Content Note

Selection of landscape images by Pieter Brueghel including Temptation of Christ printed by Hiernonymous Cock.
Box 1

Print 20 Blake prints, ca. 18th century.

Scope and Content Note

Selection of four images by William Blake.
Box 1

Prints 21-32  Raccolta di paesi e vedute dal vero originale di mano di Andrea del Sarto, ca. late 15th century to early 16th century.

Scope and Content Note

Selection of landscape drawings by Fra Bartolommeo.
Box 1

Prints 33-35  Landscape drawings, ca. 19th century.

Scope and Content Note

Selection of landscape drawings by Camille Pissaro.
Box 1

Prints 36-39 Twelve Large Landscapes, mid-16th century.

Scope and Content Note

Selected images from a landscape series by Pieter Brueghel the Elder, includes Penitent Magdalene, Flight into Egypt.
Box 1

Prints 40-47  Recueil des modes de la cour de France (ca. late 17th century) and Adoration of the Magi (ca. 1130-1135).

Scope and Content Note

Selection of images from Recueil des modes de la cour de France by Jean Berain, ca. late 17th century. Also, includes one close-up image of the Adoration of the Magi capital by Gislebertus at Autun Cathedral.
Box 1

Print 48 Recueil des modes de la cour de France, ca. 17th century.

Scope and Content Note

9 selected images of French fashions including Habit d'Hyuer, Habit d'Esté and Habit de Printemps by Jean Berain.
Box 1

Prints 49-51 Untitled sketches, ca. 19th century.

Scope and Content Note

Selection of sketches by Richard Doyle, illustrator. Note: printed front and back.
Box 1

Prints 52-54 An Island in the Moon, ca. 1780s.

Scope and Content Note

Selection of pages reproduced from An Island in the Moon by William Blake. Note: Printed front and back.
Box 1

Prints 55-56  The Art of Graving and Etching , ca. 17th century.

Scope and Content Note

Selection of pages and illustrations reproduced from The Art of Graving and Etching by William Faithorne. Note: one print has images on both front and back.
Box 1

Prints 57-61  Mascarades , ca. 1597.

Scope and Content Note

Each with a selection of 5 images of assorted costumes from Mascarades by Robert Bouillard.
Box 1

Prints 62-67 The Twelve Months, ca. 17th century.

Scope and Content Note

Each with a selection of 2 images from the series The Twelve Months by Jan van de Velde.
Box 1

Print 68 Muscarum scarabeorum, ca. 1646.

Scope and Content Note

By Wenceslaus Hollar. A selection of 12 images of insects.
Box 2

Prints 1-6  Mantegna Tarocchi, artist and date unknown.

Scope and Content Note

48 images in total, 8 per page.
Box 2

Prints 7-10  Untitled, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Selected images of landscapes and seascapes include seascapes by Joseph Mallord William Turner, ca. 19th century.
Box 2

Prints 11-13  Turner seascapes (ca. 19th century) and Autun Cathedral capitals (ca. 1130-1135).

Scope and Content Note

Selection of seascapes by Joseph Mallord William Turner. Also Flight into Egypt and Adoration of the Magi, capitals carved by Gislebertus at Autun Cathedral.
Box 2

Prints 14-15  Balli di Sfessania (ca. 1622) and Varie Figure Gobbi (ca. 1616).

Scope and Content Note

Selection of images from Balli di Sfessania by Jacques Callot and Varie Figure Gobbi by Jacques Callot.
Box 2

Print 16 Balli di Sfessania (ca. 1622).

Scope and Content Note

Selection of images from Balli di Sfessania by Jacques Callot.
Box 2

Print 17 Untitled, mid-16th century.

Scope and Content Note

Trio of portraits of French court members by School of Clouet. Marquis de Guise and Gaspard II de Coligny by François Clouet, Marguerite de Valois, Queen of Navarre by Jean Clouet.
Box 2

Print 18 Untitled, mid-16th century.

Scope and Content Note

Trio of portraits of French court members by School of Clouet. Count of Brissac by François Clouet, Antoine de Bourbon King of Navarre by Studio of Clouet, Doña Beatrix Pacheo by Jean Clouet.
Box 2

Print 19 Untitled, mid-16th century.

Scope and Content Note

Trio of portraits of French court members by the School of Clouet. Includes Anne de Montmorency by François Clouet and Gaspard II de Coligny by François Clouet.
Box 2

Prints 19-20 Untitled, mid-16th century.

Scope and Content Note

2 prints of a trio of portraits of French court members by School of Clouet. Marguerite de Valois, Queen of Navarre by François Clouet, Louis de Bourbon by Jean Clouet, Jacques de Brouillard by François Clouet.
Box 2

Print 21 Untitled, mid-16th century.

Scope and Content Note

Trio of portraits of French court members by School of Clouet. Jeanne III d'Albret, reine de Navarre, princesse de Béarn, comtesse de Foix by François Clouet, unidentified female, Claude de Lorraine Ier, duc de Guise, comte d'Aumale, marquis de Mayenne et d'Elbeuf by François Clouet
Box 2

Print 22 Untitled, mid-16th century.

Scope and Content Note

Trio of portraits of French court members by School of Clouet. Includes Henri II, King of France by François Clouet.
Box 2

Prints 23-24  Untitled, ca. 17th century.

Scope and Content Note

A sampling of 6 ornamental engravings by Jean Louis Bérain.
Box 2

Print 25 Untitled, ca. late 16th century.

Scope and Content Note

8 ornamental engravings by Daniel Mignot.
Box 2

Print 26 Untitled, ca. 17th century.

Scope and Content Note

A set of 8 landscape prints by Willem Buytewech.
Box 2

Print 27 Untitled landscapes (ca. 17th century) and Dance of Death (1651).

Scope and Content Note

Two landscapes by Willem Buytewech and 6 images from Dance of Death by Wenceslaus Hollar (engraver) and Abraham van Diepenbeeck (printer).
Box 2

Prints 28-29 Dance of Death, 1651.

Scope and Content Note

Each print has 8 images by Wenceslaus Hollar (engraver) and Abraham van Diepenbeeck (printer).
Box 2

Prints 30-35  Theatrum Mulierum (Theatre of Women), ca. 1642-1644.

Scope and Content Note

Each with 18 prints by Wenceslaus Hollar. From Hollar's series on women's style of dress from different countries.
Box 2

Prints 36-40  Sailing Vessels (ca. 1560-1565) and The Gates of Paradise (ca. 1793).

Scope and Content Note

Each print has two images from Sailing Vessels series by Pieter Brueghel, the Elder (artist), Frans Huys (engraver). Also five selected images from The Gates of Paradise by William Blake, ca. 1793.