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Burnet, John, 1784-1868.
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.
New edition.
London : Printed for the proprietor, and sold by James Carpenter and Sons, 1830.
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ND1488 B88 1830+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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The three parts were originally published separately in 1820, 1829, and 1830. This complete edition is made up from the sheets of the fourth edition of part 1, and the third editions of parts 2 and 3, the whole connected with a general title.
Illustrations by John Burnet; after Cuyp, Potter, Ostader, Claude, Rubens, P. De Laer, Terburg, Metzu, Rembrandt, Correggio, Raphael, Guido, B. West, Rembrandt, Domenichino, D. Wilkie, Van Dyke, Titian, P. Nolpe, G. Dow, Vandivelde, Hondekooter, Wouvermans, Teniers, Frank Hals, Veronese, De Hooge.
Printed by C. Whittingham, Chiswick.
Subject Terms:
Composition (Art)
Etching -- Specimens -- 1830.
Etching, Colored -- Specimens -- 1830.
Painting -- Study and teaching.
Whittingham, C. -- Printer.
Cuyp, Aelbert, 1620-1691, ill.
Potter, Paulus, 1625-1654, ill.
Ostrade, Adriaen van, 1610-1685, ill.
Lorrain, Claude, 1600-1682, ill.
Metsu, Gabriel, 1629-1667
Correggio, 1489?-1534, ill.
Reni, Guido, 1575-1642
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, ill.
Titian, approximately 1488-1576, ill.
Nolpe, Pieter, b. 1601, ill.
Vandivelde, A., ill.
Hondekooter, ill.
Wouvermans, ill.
Teniers, David, 1610-1690, ill.
Hals, Frank, ill.
Dou, Gerard, 1613-1675, ill.
Burnet, John, 1784-1868, engraver.
Rubens, Peter Paul, Sir, 1577-1640, engraver.
Borch, Gerhard Ter, 1617-1681, engraver.
Raphael, 1483-1520, ill.
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820, ill.
Wilkie, David, Sir, 1785-1841, ill.
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641, ill.
Veronese, 1528-1588, ill.
DeHooge, P., ill.
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