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Walpole, Horace, 1717–1797

Anecdotes of painting in England : with some account of the principal artists, and incidental notes on other arts : also, a catalogue of engravers who have been born or resided in England / collected by the late George Vertue ; digested and published from his original mss. by Horace Walpole ; with additions by the Rev. James Dallaway ; ... in three volumes.

A new edition, revised, with additional notes by Ralph N. Wornum.
London : Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden, 1849.
Physical Description:
3 v. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Spine title: Walpole's anecdotes of painting.
Engravings by H.W. Bond, William Bromley, Henry R. Cook, John William Cook, Robert Cooper, George Thomas Doo, Samuel Freeman, B.P. Gibbon, W. Raddon, H. Robinson, John Henry Robinson, Edward Scriven, William Skelton, James Thomson, Paton Thomson, A. W. Warren, William Henry Watt, and William Henry Worthington; after William Aikman, Henry Bone, William Hogarth, Hans Hysing, J. H. Jackson, Godfrey Kneller, Peter Lely, Jan Lievens, Edward Pretty, P. Stubley, John Thurston, Anthony Van Dyck, John Vanderbank, and Antonio Verrio.
Printed by R. Clay, Bread Street Hill, London.
Artist portraits include engraved plates and wood-engraved illustrations within the text.
Vol. 3 includes: On modern gardening, supplementary anecdotes of gardening in England, by Mr. Dallaway.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 bound in blind-stamped brown publisher's cloth. Copy 2 bound in half calf with marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Artists -- Portraits.
Bohn, Henry G. -- Publisher.
Clay, R. -- Printer.
Engravers, British.
Gardening -- Great Britain.
Painters -- Great Britain.
Painting -- Great Britain -- History.
Wood engravings -- 1819.
Engravings -- 1819.
Stipple engravings -- 1819.
Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Wornum, Ralph Nicholson, 1812-1877.
Dallaway, James, 1763-1834.
Bond, H. W., active 1827-1849, engraver.
Bromley, William, 1769-1842, engraver.
Cook, Henry R., engraver.
Cook, John William, engraver.
Cooper, Robert, active 1795-1836, engraver.
Doo, George Thomas, 1800-1886, engraver.
Freeman, Samuel, 1773-1837, engraver.
Gibbon, B. P. (Benjamin Phelps), 1802-1851, engraver.
Raddon, W. (William), active 19th century, engraver.
Robinson, H., engraver.
Robinson, John Henry, 1796-1871, engraver.
Scriven, Edward, 1775-1841, engraver.
Skelton, William, 1763-1848, engraver.
Thomson, James, 1788-1850, engraver.
Thomson, Paton, approximately 1750- engraver.
Warren, A. W. (Alfred William), engraver.
Watt, William Henry, 1804-1845, engraver.
Worthington, William Henry, approximately 1795-approximately 1839, engraver.
Aikman, William, 1682-1731, ill.
Bone, Henry, 1755-1834, ill.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, ill.
Hysing, Hans, 1678-1752 or 1753, ill.
Jackson, J. H., ill.
Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723, ill.
Lely, Peter, 1618-1680, ill.
Lievens, Jan, 1607-1674, ill.
Pretty, Edward, 1792-1865, ill.
Stubley, P., ill.
Thurston, John, 1774-1822, ill.
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641, ill.
Vanderbank, John, 1694-1739, ill.
Verrio, Antonio, -1707, ill.

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