Guided Tours of the World’s Great Museums - A Panorama Colorslide Art Program Complete Set of 12 Books + 24 Film Slides Cards + 12 Vinyl Records Columbia Record Club ***USPS MEDIA MAIL SHIPPING INCLUDED – DOMESTIC ORDERS ONLY!***


Title of Vintage 12 Books, Records & Film Slides Art Series Complete Set: “Guided Tours of the World’s Great Museums - A Panorama Colorslide Art Program” (kindly refer to additional information about each individual volume below)

***PLEASE NOTE: Bookends are for display purposes only and do not accompany this set!***

This rare, complete set was originally only available via a subscription through Panorama Colorslide Programs, a service of Columbia Record Club.

The books are all self-contained storage units, compactly preserving their respective film slides and records within the actual books themselves. The film slides are stored in a paper sleeve on the frontmost end page, with each sleeve containing an itemized listing of each of the 32 slide images. The records are stored in a paper sleeve on the backmost end page which also contains a photographic image or artistic rendering of each of the narrators, along with a short biography about each narrator.

***Each guidebook volume is lavishly illustrated, and contains:

*Thirty-Two (32) unique colorslides divided up onto two (2) film cards, with each separate card depicting sixteen (16) full-color breathtakingly stunning art masterpieces.

*A 33 1/3 rpm record with “tour” narration conducted by a famous Hollywood personality acting as the host guide for the audio tours (the famous stars who participated in this series are actors Hans Conried, Burgess Meredith, Vincent Price, and Basil Rathbone; another participant is the multi-talented artist, author, television personality and famous wit Alexander “Alex” King).

*Photographic images of the represented art as well as textual descriptions of the selected art works from the museums’ collections as described by the various museum curators, and coincides numerically with each of the images on the slides so that you can follow along in the books with the narration on the records while concurrently viewing the slide images.

*An index of the slide images, as well as information about each museum and its collections.

***THE 12 GUIDEBOOK VOLUMES COMPRISING THIS SERIES ARE (for a more detailed listing of the entire contents of each slide, kindly refer to the information contained below at the end of this listing):

1) “Museum of Sao Paulo - Brazil” - 1961 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting, visited with P. M. Bardi, Director - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Hans Conried

2) “The Pitti Palace - Florence (Italy)” - 1960 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with Filippo Rossi, Administrator - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Vincent Price

3) “The Uffizi Gallery - Florence (Italy)” - 1960 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with Filippo Rossi, Administrator - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Burgess Meredith

4) “Kroller-muller Museum - Otterlo, Holland” - 1961 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with Abraham Marie Hammacher, Director - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Hans Conried

5) “The Prado Museum - Madrid” - 1960 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with Francisco Javier Sanchez Canton, Associate Director - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Vincent Price

6) “Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York” - 1961 - 47 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with Theodore Rousseau, Jr., Curator of Paintings - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Basil Rathbone

7) “Cleveland Museum of Art - Cleveland, Ohio” - 1960 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with Sherman E. Lee, Director - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Vincent Price

8) “The Louvre - Paris (France)” - 1960 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with Germain Bazin, Curator-in-Chief - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Vincent Price

9) “Museum of Impressionism - Paris (France)” - 1960 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with Germain Bazin, Curator-in-Chief - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Vincent Price

10) “California Palace of the Legion of Honor - San Francisco (California)” - 1961 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with Thomas C. Howe, Director - celebrity “tour” conductor is artist Alexander King

11) “Academia Gallery - Venice (Italy)” - 1961 - 47 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with Francesco Valcanover, Director - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Basil Rathbone

12) “National Gallery of Art - Washington (D.C./District of Columbia)” - 1960 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with John Walker, Director - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Burgess Meredith

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Illustrated/Illustrations: YES!

Author(s): These books have been prepared under the supervision of Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

Genre: Art

Special Attributes:

*Limited production - available only by subscription

*Rare complete set

Format(s)/Binding(s): Hardcover

Dust Jacket(s): None as issued

Year/Date of Publication: Some of the volumes are dated 1960, while others are dated 1961 (1960s)

Publisher/Printer & Location Published/Printed: Harry N. Abrams, New York in association with Panorama Colorslide Programs, a service of Columbia Records Club.

Edition: 1st (First) Edition

Page Count/Total Numbered Pages: Page counts per individual book is listed above

Ex-Library/Ex-Remainder Volume(s): NO!

Size/Measurements: Books measure 8 & 1/4" W & 11 & 3/4" H

Shipping Weight/Shipping-related Info: 15 lbs

Quantity: One (1) complete set of twelve (12) books with companion records and film slides

Condition Summary: Set remains in excellent condition, with some of it bordering like new.

***PLEASE NOTE: Bookends are for display purposes only and do not accompany this set!***

***DETAILED CONTENTS:

1) “Museum of Sao Paulo - Brazil” - 1961 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting, visited with P. M. Bardi, Director - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Hans Conried

The Room of Mars

Architect’s Model of the proposed new Museum Building

Temporary exhibition of the work of the French Architect Le Corbusier

The “Cabinet of Form”

Hygeia, Greek, 5th Century B.C.

Slave-Hunter by Jean-Baptiste Debret, French, 1768-1848

Peace and Concord by Pedro Americo de Figueieredo e Mello, Portuguese, 1843-1905

Diana Sleeping by a follower of Bernini, 17th Century

Collections of famous couturiers are exhibited in the Museum

Comparative sculpture exhibition to illustrate problems of art history

*Colorslide Index (32 Colorslides):

1 - Madonna and Child by Daddi

2 - St. Jerome by Mantegna

3 - Madonna and Child by Giovanni Bellini

4 - The Resurrection by Raphael

5 - The Temptation of St. Anthony by Bosch

6 - Portrait of Cardinal Cristoforo Madruzzo by Titian

7 - Portrait of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey by Holbein

8 - The Annunciation by El Greco

9 - The Bath of Diana by Francois Clouet

10 - Portrait of Andries van der Horn by Hals

11 - Portrait of the Conde-Duque de Olivares - School of Velazquez

12 - Portrait of the Artist with a Beard by Rembrandt

13 - Boy with a Top by Chardin

14 - The Cruttenden Children by Reynolds

15 - The Duc de Berry and the Comte de Provence by Drouais

16 - Education Is Everything by Fragonard

17 - Portrait of Don Juan Antonio Llorente by Goya

18 - The Fluyder Children by Lawrence

19 - Gypsy with Mandolin by Corot

20 - Portrait of Marcellin Desboutin by Manet

21 - Paul Alexis Reading to Zola by Cezanne

22 - Boating on the Epte by Monet

23 - Pink and Blue by Renoir

24 - Poor Fisherman by Gauguin

25 - Schoolboy by Van Gogh

26 - Portrait of Monsieur Fourcade by Toulouse-Lautrec

27 - The Plaster Torso by Matisse

28 - The Flower-Patterned Dress by Vuillard

29 - Mademoiselle B. By Picasso

30 - Portrait of Leopold Zborowski by Modigliani

31 - The Great Tree by Soutine

32 - Still Life by Morandi

2) “The Pitti Palace - Florence (Italy)” - 1960 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with Filippo Rossi, Administrator - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Vincent Price

Mosaic in Relief of Grand Duke Cosimo Il De’ Medici in Prayer by Orazio Mochi, Florentine, died 1625

Rock Crystal Coffret by Valerio Belli, Venetian, 1468-1546

Marble Fountain from the Medici Villa at Castello Statue by Il Tribolo, Florentine, 1485-1550

Rock Crystal Plate Mounted in Silver, Noah’s Ark in center by Giovanni Bernardi da Castelbolognese, North Italian, 1496-1553

Jasper Vase of the Middle Ages with Gilded Silver Mount and Enamels of the Renaissance

Cosimo I De’ Medici and Eleonora of Toledo and Their Children by Giovanni Antonio de’ Rossi, Italian, 1517-1575

*Colorslide Index (32 Colorslides):

1 - Madonna and Child with Scenes from the Life of the Virgin by Fra Filippo Lippi

2 - Mary Magdalene by Perugino

3 - The Deposition by Fra Bartolommeo

4 - Portrait of a Goldsmith by Ridolfo Del Ghirlandaio

5 - The Dispute on the Holy Trinity by Andrea Del Sarto

6 - Portrait of Agnolo Doni by Raphael

7 - La Gravida by Raphael

8 - Madonna of the Chair by Raphael

9 - La Donna Velata by Raphael

10 - Portrait of Guidobaldo della Rovere by Bronzino

11 - St. Sebastian by Sodoma

12 - The Three Ages of Man by Giorgione

13 - The Martyrdom of St. Agatha by Sebastiano Del Piombo

14 - The Concert by Titian

15 - Portrait of a Man by Titian

16 - Mary Magdalene by Titian

17 - La Bella by Titian

18 - Nymph Pursued by a Satyr by Dosso Dossi

19 - Portrait of a Woman by Bordone

20 - Patience by Salviati

21 - Portrait of Vincenzo Zeno by Tintoretto

22 - Portrait of Daniele Barbaro by Veronese

23 - Baptism of Christ by Veronese

24 - Sleeping Cupid by Caravaggio

25 - Cleopatra by Reni

26 - Judith by Cristofano Allori

27 - Portrait of Justus Lipsius and His Pupils by Rubens

28 - Allegory of War by Rubens

29 - Peasants Returning from the Fields by Rubens

30 - Portrait of Cardinal Guido Bentivoglio by Van Dyck

31 - Portrait of Prince Christian of Denmark by Sustermans

32 - Madonna and Child by Murillo

3) “The Uffizi Gallery - Florence (Italy)” - 1960 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting isited with Filippo Rossi, Administrator - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Burgess Meredith

Aphrodite the “Medici Venus,” Hellenistic, 3rd Century B.C.

Torso of a Satyr, Hellenistic, 2nd Century B.C.

Scythian Slave Sharpening His Knife, Hellenistic, 3rd Century B.C.

Wrestlers, Hellenistic, 3rd Century B.C.

Old Man Fleeing, Hellenistic, 3rd Century B.C.

Athlete, Foman copy of a Greek bronze original of the 4th Century B.C.

Study for “The Entombment” by Raphael, Central Italian, 1483-1520

Study for “The Adoration of the Magi” by Leonardo da Vinci, Florentine, 1452-1519

Niobe with Her Youngest Daughter, Hellenistic, 3rd Century B.C.

A Fury by Michelangelo, Florentine, 1475-1564

The Last Supper, Florentine Tapestry, End of the 16th Century

*Colorslide Index (32 Colorslides):

1 - Madonna and Child with Saints by Cimabue

2 - The Madonna in Majesty by Giotto

3 - The Annunciation by Simone Martini

4 - Madonna and Child with St. Anne by Masaccio

5 - The Battle of San Romano by Uccello

6 - The Duke and Duchess of Urbino by Piero Della Francesca

7 - Madonna and Child with Saints by Domenico Veneziano

8 - The Coronation of the Virgin by Fra Filippo Lippi

9 - Portrait of a Man with a Medal by Botticelli

10 - The Return of Judith by Botticelli

11 - Primavera by Botticelli

12 - The Birth of Venus by Botticelli

13 - Adoration of the Magi by Botticelli

14 - Adoration of the Magi by Mantegna

15 - The Entombment by Van der Weyden

16 - Adoration of the Shepherds by Van Der Goes

17 - Adoration of the Magi by Ghirlandaio

18 - The Baptism of Christ by Verrocchio

19 - Portrait of Eleonora of Toledo with Her Son Giovanni by Bronzino

20 - Adoration of the Magi by Durer

21 - Sacred Allegory by Giovanni Bellini

22 - The Trial of Moses by Giorgione

23 - Adoration of the Child by Correggio

24 - Madonna of the Goldfinch by Raphael

25 - The Holy Family by Michelangelo

26 - Portrait of Pope Leo X with Cardinals Giulio de’ Medici and Luigi de’ Rossi by Raphael

27 - Moses Defending the Daughters of Jethro by Rosso Fiorentino

28 - Flora by Titian

29 - Venus of Urbino by Titian

30 - The Madonna with the Long Neck by Parmigianino

31 - Portrait of Jacopo Sansovino by Tintoretto

32 - Young Bacchus by Caravaggio

4) “Kroller-muller Museum - Otterlo, Holland” - 1961 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with Abraham Marie Hammacher, Director - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Hans Conried

Stylized Anteloope, Bambara Tribe, Ex-French Sudan, Wood

Mask of Hanuko by Auguste Rodin, French, 1840-1917, Bronze oxide

Head of Baudelaire, 1911 by Raymond Duchamp-Villon, French, 1876-1918, Bronze

Portrait of a Man by Pablo Picasso, Spanish, b. 1881, Crayon

Corn-Binder by Vincent van Gogh, Dutch, 1853-1890, Crayon

Nude by Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German, 1881-1919, Stone

Nude by Pablo Picasso, Spanish, b. 1881, Watercolor

Attic Black-Figured Drinking Cup, Greek, about 570 B.C.

*Colorslide Index (32 Colorslides):

1 - Venus and Cupid by Hans Baldung Grien

2 - Venus and Cupid Stealing Honey from the Bees by Lucas Cranach the Elder

3 - Vanitas by Bartholoaeus Bruyn the Elder

4 - Still Life, Flemish, Sixteenth Century

5 - View of Grenoble by Johan Barthold Jongkind

6 - Still Life with Strawberries by Fantin-Latour

7 - Portrait of a Woman by Adolphe Monticelli

8 - The Cyclops by Odilon Redon

9 - Portrait of Madame Redon by Odilon Redon

10 - The Café by Renoir

11 - Road Leading to a Lake by Cezanne

12 - Monet’s Studio-Boat by Monet

13 - The Potato-Eaters by Van Gogh

14 - Autumn Landscape with Four Trees by Van Gogh

15 - Interior of a Restaurant by Van Gogh

16 - Peach Trees in Blossom by Van Gogh

17 - Drawbridge at Arles by Van Gogh

18 - The Postman Roulin by Van Gogh

19 - Sidewalk Café at Night by Van Gogh

20 - Still Life with Drawing Board and Onions by Van Gogh

21 - Les Alyscamps by Van Gogh

22 - Portrait of a Man by Van Gogh

23 - Storm-Beaten Pine Trees Against a Red Sky by Van Gogh

24 - Olive Grove by Van Gogh]

25 - Road with Cypress and Star by Van Gogh

26 - Landscape with Three Trees and House by Van Gogh

27 - Le Chahut by Seurat

28 - Still Life with Guitar by Juan Gris

29 - Soldiers Playing at Cards by Leger

30 - Composition in Line and Color by Mondrian

31 - Violin by Picasso

32 - Still Life with Playing Cards by Braque

5) “The Prado Museum - Madrid” - 1960 - 45 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with Francisco Javier Sanchez Canton, Associate Director - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Vincent Price

The Emperor Charles V by Leone Leoni, Italian, 1509-1590

Self-Portrait Sketch by Goya, Spanish, 1746-1828

The Lady of Elche, Iberian, 4th Century B.C.

Pastoral Scene by Antonio del Castillo, Spanish, 1603-1667

“Let’s Leave This As It Was” by Goya, Spanish, 1746-1828

Saltcellar, Attributed to Benvenuto Cellini, Florentine, 1500-1571

*Colorslide Index (32 Colorslides):

1 - The Death of the Virgin by Mantegna

2 - Portrait of a Cardinal by Raphael

3 - The Madonna of the Fish by Raphael

4 - Bacchanal by Titian

5 - Charles V on Horseback by Titian

6 - Venus and Adonis by Veronese

7 - Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife by Tintoretto

8 - St. John the Baptist and Henricus Werl; and St. Barbara by Campin (?)

9 - The Nativity by Dirk Bouts

10 - The Descent from the Cross by Rogier Van Der Weyden

11 - The Presentation of the Child in the Temple by Memling

12 - The Temptation of St. Anthony by Patinir and Matsys

13 - The Adoration of the Magi by Bosch

14 - The Garden of Delights by Bosch

15 - Self-Portrait by Durer

16 - Adam and Eve by Durer

17 - The Triumph of Death by Bruegel

18 - The Garden of Love by Rubens

19 - Diana’s Nymphs Surprised by Satyrs by Rubens

20 - Portrait of a Man with His Hand on His Breast by El Greco

21 - The Holy Trinity by El Greco

22 - The Pentecost by El Greco

23 - The Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew by Ribera

24 - St. Peter Nolasco’s Vision of St. Peter the Apostle by Zurbaran

15 - The Triumph of Bacchus by Velazquez

26 - The Surrender of Breda by Velazquez

27 - Prince Baltasar Carlos on His Pony by Velazquez

28 - The Dwarf Francisco Lezcano by Velazquez

29 - The Garden at the Villa Medici by Velazquez

30 - The Family of Charles IV by Goya

31 - The Third of May by Goya

32 - The Milkmaid of Bordeaux by Goya

6) “Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York” - 1961 - 47 pages - 32 masterpieces of painting visited with Theodore Rousseau, Jr., Curator of Paintings - celebrity “tour” conductor is actor Basil Rathbone

Gudea, Governor of Lagash, Neo-Sumerian, about 2150 B.C. (Dick Fund, 1959)

Aphrodite, Ancient replica of a Greek original of about 300 B.C. (after restoration) (Fletcher Fund, 1952)

Parvati, Consort of Siva, Southeast India, Chola Dynasty, about 900 A.D. (Bequest of Cora Timken Burnett, 1957)

The Cloisters, Fort Tryon Park

Whip Handle, Egyptian, late 18th Dynasty, about 1350 B.C. (Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1926)

The Rospigliosi Cup by Benvenuto Cellini, Florentine, 1500-1571 (Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913)

Christ, with the Sick Around Him, Receiving Little Children by Rembrandt, Dutch, 1606-1669 (The H. O. Havemeyer Collection, 1920)

The Unicorn in Captivity, Tapestry, French or Flemish, about 1500 (Gift of John D. Rockefeller, Jr., 1937-38)

The Sun by Richard Lippold, American, born 1915 (Fletcher Fund, 1956)

*Colorslide Index (32 Colorslides):

1 - The Adoration of the Kings by Giotto

2 - The Crucifixion and the Last Judgment by Hubert Van Eyck

3 - The Annunciation by Robert Campin, the Master of Flemalle

4 - Christ Appearing to His Mother by Rogier Van Der Weyden

5 - Portrait of a Carthusian by Petrus Christus

6 - The Last Communion of St. Jerome by Botticelli

7 - The Meditation on the Passion by Carpaccio

8 - Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saints by Raphael

9 - Studies for a Sibyl by Michelangelo

10 - Venus and the Lute Player by Ttian

11 - Mars and Venus United by Love by Veronese

12 - A Member of the Wedigh Family by Holbein

13 - The Harvesters by Bruegel

14 - Venus and Adonis by Rubens

15 - Yonker Ramp and His Sweetheart by Hals

16 - Portrait of the Artist by Rembrandt

17 - Young Woman with a Water Jug by Vermeer

18 - The Fortune Teller by Georges De La Tour

19 - The Rape of the Sabine Women by Poussin

20 - View of Toledo by El Greco

21 - Don Gaspar de Guzman, Count Duke of Olivares by Velazquez

22 - Majas on a Balcony by Goya

23 - Mezzetin by Watteau

24 - The Death of Socrates by David

25 - Colonel Coussmaker of the Grenadier Guards by Reynolds

26 - The Third Class Carriage by Daumier

Title: Guided Tours of the World’s Great Museums - A Panorama Colorslide Art Program Complete Set of 12 Books + 24 Film Slides Cards + 12 Vinyl Records Columbia Record Club ***USPS MEDIA MAIL SHIPPING INCLUDED – DOMESTIC ORDERS ONLY!***

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