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Creator:
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797.
Title(s):

Anecdotes of painting in England : with some account of the principal artists; and incidental notes on other arts; collected by the late Mr. George Vertue / digested and published from his original mss. by the Honourable Horace Walpole; with considerable additions by the Rev. James Dallaway ...

Published/Created:
London : Printed at the Shakspeare Press, by W. Nicol, for John Major, 1826-28.
Physical Description:
5 v. fronts., illus., plates (incl. ports., coats of arms) 26 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND461 W2 1828 Copy 1
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Plates by W. Bromley, P. Audinet, S. Freeman, W.H. Worthington, H. Cook, F. Engleheart, W.C. Edwards, R. Cooper, J. Thomson, W. Raddon, W. Finden, J.H. Robinson, P. Thomson, A.W. Warren, W. Bond, G.T. Doo, H. Robinson, E. Scriven, W.H. Watt, B.P. Gibbon, J.W. Cook, and W. Skelton; after Sir Joshua Reynolds, John Mabuse, Hans Holbein, Sir Antonio More, H. Bone, Joas van Cleeve, Cornelius Ketel, Nicholas Hilliard,
BAC : Faded ms. notes.
BAC : Volume 4 adds to title: "to which is added the history of the modern taste in gardening."
Vol. 5 has title: A catalogue of engravers, who have been born or resided in England; digested by the Honourable Horace Walpole; from the mss. of Mr. George Vertue; with considerable additions by the Rev. James Dallaway: forming volume V. of Anecdotes of the arts in general in Great Britain, to the end of the reign of George II.
Includes index.
Printed by W. Nicol, Cleveland row, St. James.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 has publisher's advertisements at end of every volume and ms notes. Copy 2 has engraved t.p.
Engraved t.p.
Subject Terms:
Artists -- Portraits.
Engravers -- England.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1826-1828.
Gardening -- England.
Nicol, W., -- Printer.
Painters -- England.
Painting -- England -- History.
Shakespeare Press -- Publisher.
Steel engraving -- Specimens -- 1826-1828.
Contributors:
Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Dallaway, James, 1763-1834.
Bromley, William, 1769-1842, engraver.
Audinet, Philip, 1766-1837, engraver.
Freeman, Samuel, 1773-1857, engraver.
Worthington, William Henry, approximately 1795-approximately 1839, engraver.
Cooke, H., engraver.
Engleheart, Francis, 1775-1849, engraver.
Edwards, W. C. (William Charles), 1900-1979, engraver.
Cooper, Robert, active 1795-1836, engraver.
Thomson, James, 1788-1850, engraver.
Raddon, W. (William), active 19th century, engraver.
Finden, W. (William), 1787-1852, engraver.
Robinson, John Henry, 1796-1871, engraver.
Thomson, Paton, approximately 1750-, engraver.
Warren, A.W., engraver.
Bond, H. W., active 1827-1849, engraver.
Doo, George Thomas, 1800-1886, engraver.
Robinson, H., engraver.
Scriven, Edward, 1775-1841, engraver.
Watt, William Henry, 1804-1845, engraver.
Gibbon, B. P. (Benjamin Phelps), 1802-1851, engraver.
Cook, John William, engraver.
Skelton, William, 1763-1848, engraver.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792, ill.
Gossaert, Jan, approximately 1478-approximately 1532, ill.
Holbein, Hans, 1460-1524, ill.
More, Antonio, ill.
Bone, Henry, 1755-1834, ill.
Van Cleeve, J., ill.
Ketel, Cornelius, ill.
Hilliard, Nicholas, ill.
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