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Creator:
Burnet, John, 1784-1868.
Title(s):

A practical treatise on painting : in three parts : consisting of hints on composition, chiaroscuro, and colouring : the whole illustrated by examples from the Italian, Venetian, Flemish, and Dutch schools/ by John Burnet.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for the proprietor, and sold by James Carpenter and Son, 1827.
Physical Description:
[8], 22; vi, [2], 45, [1], [3], viii-ix, [3], 64 p., 9, 8, 8 leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1488 B88 1827+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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ND1488 B88 1827+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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ND1488 B88 1827+ Copy 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1488 B88 1827+ Copy 4 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1488 B88 1827+ Copy 5 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Abbey, J.R. Life 100
The three parts were originally published separately in 1822, 1826, and 1827. This complete edition is made up from the sheets of the second edition of part 1, and first editions of parts 2 and 3, the whole connected with a general title.
Printed by C. and C. Whittingham, Chiswick.
BAC: British Art Center has 5 copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy which is bound in blind- and gold- stamped green calf. Copy 2 is bound in blind- and gold- stamped brown calf. Copy 3 is bound in original boards. Publisher's advertisements: [4] p. at end. Copy 4 is bound in publisher's binding. Copy 5 is bound with: Essay on the education of the eye / by John Burnet. London, 1839.
Illustrations by John Burnet; after Cuyp, Paulus Potter, Adriaen Van Ostade, Claude, Rubens, P. De Laer, Terburg, Metzu, Rembrandt, Correggio, Raphael, Guido, Benjamin West, Rembrandt, Domenichino, David Wilkie, Van Dyke, Titian, Pieter Nolpe, G. Dow, Vandivelde, Hondekooter, Wouvermans.
BAC: Also by David Teniers, Frank Hals, Veronese and De Hooge.
Subject Terms:
Carpenter, James and Son -- Publisher.
Composition (Art)
Etching -- Specimens -- 1827.
Etching, Colored -- Specimens -- 1827.
Painting -- Study and teaching.
Perspective.
Whittingham, C. and C. -- Printer.
Contributors:
Cuyp, Aelbert, 1620-1691, ill.
Potter, Paulus, 1625-1654, ill.
Ostade, Adriaen van, 1610-1685, ill.
Lorrain, Claude, 1600-1682, ill.
Rubens, Peter Paul, Sir, 1577-1640, ill.
De Laer, P., ill.
Borch, Gerhard Ter, 1617-1681, ill.
Metsu, Gabriel, 1629-1667.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, ill.
Correggio, 1489?-1534, ill.
Raphael, 1483-1520, ill.
Guido, ill.
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820, ill.
Domenichino, 1581-1641, ill.
Wilkie, David, Sir, 1785-1841, ill.
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641
Titian, approximately 1488-1576.
Nolpe, Pieter, b. 1601, ill.
Dou, Gerard, 1613-1675, ill.
Vandivelde, A., ill.
Hondekooter, ill.
Wouvermans, ill.
Teniers, David, 1610-1690, ill.
Hals, Frank, ill.
Veronese, 1528-1588, ill.
DeHooge, P., ill.
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