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Skippe, John, 1742-1812.
Amicis suis necnon unicuique artium elegantiorum amatori, tabulas insequentes ludentis otii temporibus ligno incisas, dum artem pene amissam restaurare conaretur, eorum favoris et patrocinii studiosus, dicat, dedicat, Johannes Skippe.
[London, John Skippe] 1781 [i.e. 1810]
Physical Description:
1 p.., 31 mounted plates (part. col.) on 28 leaves. 46 cm.
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Folio A N 46
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Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 10
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
BAC : With an additional proof impression of the large plate of St. John the Evangelist, after Parmigianino; this plate is stored in the portfolio containing the 1783 ed.
BAC : Plates after Giorgione, R.V., Parmigianino, Correggio, Titian, Raphael, del Sarto, Tintoretto, Rosa, Mantegna, Rubens, Bandinelli, Michelangelo, and Carracci.
Plates dated 1781-1810; they appear to have been produced solely for the author's friends and were probably never issued commercially at any time.--Cf. Friedman, Joan. Color printing in England. New Haven, 1979, p. 7.
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Color Printing in England, 1486-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, April 20, 1978-June 25, 1978)

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