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Le Brun, Charles, 1619–1690

Conference of Monsieur Le Brun : cheif [sic] painter to the French King, Chancellor and Director of the Academy of Painting and Sculpture ; upon expression, general and particular; translated from the French, and adorned with 43 copper-plates.

Additional Title(s):

Conférence de M. Le Brun sur l'expression générale et particulière. English

London : Printed for John Smith at the Lion and Crown in Russel-street in Covent-Garden, Edward Cooper at the Three Pidgeons in Bedford-street, and David Mortier, bookseller in the Strand, at the Sign of Erasmus's Head, 1701.
Physical Description:
[16], 17, [1], 47, [1] pages, 43 : illustrations ; 17 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC590 L4
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"I undertook the Translation of it..."--Page [7] in dedication, signed "J. Smith" on page [12].
The first leaf is blank.
Signatures: [A]⁶ *⁶(-*1) 2*⁶ B-E⁶.
BAC NC590 L4. Has bound with it: Le Brun, The characters of the passions done..., London, John Smith, Edward Cooper, David Mortier, 1701. Bound in contemporary calf with panel binding. Front cover loose. Autograph: "Absalom Evans ejus Liber ex dono Thomasius Pembrocia Comes 1710."
Subject Terms:
Anatomy, Artistic -- Early works to 1800.
Facial expression -- Early works to 1800.
Pembroke, Thomas Herbert, Earl of, 1656-1733 -- Presentation inscription to A. Evans.
Physiognomy -- Early works to 1800.
Mortier, David, publisher.
Cooper, Edward, -1725, publisher.
Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723, dedicatee.
Smith, John, active 1682-1701, translator, publisher.

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