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Burtin, François-Xavier de, 1743–1818
Treatise on the knowledge necessary to amateurs in pictures. Tr. and abridged from the French of M. Francois-Xavier de Burtin by Robert White.
Additional Title(s):
Traité théorique et pratique des connoissances qui sont nécessaires à tout amateur de tableaux. English
London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, [etc., etc.] 1845.
Physical Description:
x p., 1 leaf, 338 p. front., 3 pl. 22 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1135 B85
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC : Advertisements: 32 p. at end, printed by Wilson and Ogilvy.
BAC : Frontispiece and several plates by Maclure & Macdonald, Glasgow, after Corregio or Parmegiano, C. Poelemberg, and Van Aelst. Another plate lithographed by Wilt from a design by Fr. Schenck, after Teniers.
BAC : "Printed by A. Spottiswoode."
"Alphabetical list, containing the names of most of the best Flemish, Dutch, and German painters, with the highest prices at which their pictures have been sold": p. 234-246.
Subject Terms:
Art museums.
Painting -- Prices.
Painting -- Private collections.
White, Robert, of Edinburgh.

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