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Creator:
Fréart, Roland, sieur de Chambray, 1606-1676.
Title(s):

An idea of the perfection of painting: demonstrated from the principles of art, and by examples conformable to the observations, which Pliny and Quintilian have made upon the most celebrated pieces of the ancient painters, parallel'd with some works of the most famous modern painters, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Julio Romano, and N. Poussin. Written in French by Roland Freart, sieur de Chambray, and rendred English by J. E. esquire, fellow of the Royal Society.

Additional Title(s):

Idée de la perfection de la peinture. English

Published/Created:
[London] H. Herringman, 1668.
Physical Description:
12 p.., [16], 136 p. 17 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1130 F68
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Wing (2d ed.) C. 1922.
BAC : Dedication signed: J. Evelyn.
BAC : Signatures A⁸a⁴b⁸B-I⁸K⁴.
Subject Terms:
Painting.
Contributors:
Evelyn, John, 1620-1706.
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