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Creator:
Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse, 1611-1668.
Title:
The art of painting / of Charles Alphonse Du Fresnoy; translated into English verse by William Mason; with annotations by Sir Joshua Reynolds.
Alternate Title(s):
De arte graphica. English.
Published/Created:
Dublin : Whitestone, Wilson, Moncrieffe, Walker, Jenkin, White, Byrne and Cash, 1783.
Physical Description:
xxi, 221 p. : 18cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1130 D8413 1783
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Translation of his De arte graphica.
Includes the original poem in Latin and English (p.[1]-63).
Appendix: The sentiments of Charles Alphonse Du Fresnoy, on the works of the principal and best painters of the two last ages; The preface of Mr. Dryden to his translation, containing a parallel between poetry and painting; Epistle of Mr. Pope to Mr. Jervas; A chronological list of painters from the revival of the art to the beginning of the present century: p.[119]-221.
Subject Terms:
Painters.
Painting -- Early works to 1800.
Painting -- Poetry.
Contributors:
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792.
Mason, William, 1725-1797.
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