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Creator:
Williams, John, 1754-1818?.
Title:
Memoirs of the Royal academicians; being an attempt to improve the national taste. By Anthony Pasquin ...
Published/Created:
[London] H.D. Symonds, P. M'Queen, and T. Bellamy, 1796.
Physical Description:
3 p.., [5]-148 p. 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1156 W5
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: British Art Center copy has added to it two pages from The European magazine.
Title-vignette by the author.
A satirical review of the Royal Academy exhibition of 1794.
A reissue of the author's A liberal critique on the exhibition for 1794, and The Royal academicians, with a new t.-p. and half-title.
At foot of p. 148: "End of the first volume." Although the author reviewed the exhibitions of 1796-7 in two works with titles beginning: A critical guide ..., his An authentic history of the professors of painting, sculpture, & architecture, who have practised in Ireland is the true continuation of the present work.--Cf. R.W. Lightbown's introduction to the 1970 reprint of the author's An authentic history.
Subject Terms:
Painters -- Great Britain -- Anecdotes.
Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain) -- Anecdotes.
Williams, John, 1754-1818?. Liberal critique on the exhibition for 1794.
Williams, John, 1754-1818?. Royal academicians.
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