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Burnet, John, 1784-1868

Practical hints on composition in painting : illustrated by examples from the great masters of the Italian, Flemish, and Dutch schools / by John Burnet.

Additional Title(s):

Burnet on composition in painting.

Sixth edition.
London : James Carpenter, 1845.
Physical Description:
[1], 31 p., [9] leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1475 B8 1845+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Printed by C. Whittingham, Chiswick.
BAC: Bound in original green boards, as issued. Label mounted on front cover: Burnet on composition in painting.
BAC: Publisher's advertisements laid in.
Illustrations by John Burnet; after Cuyp, P. Potter, Claude, A. Ostade, Reubens, P. De Laer, Terburg, Rembrandt, Metzu, Correggio, Raffaelle, Guido, B. West, Domenichino, and D. Wilkie.
Later published as part 2 of the author's: Treatise on painting, in four parts.
Subject Terms:
Carpenter, James -- Publisher.
Composition (Art)
Etching -- Specimens -- 1845.
Painting -- Technique.
Whittingham, C. -- Printer.
Cuyp, Aelbert, 1620-1691, ill.
Potter, Paulus, 1625-1654, ill.
Lorrain, Claude, 1600-1682, ill.
Ostade, Adriaen van, 1610-1685, ill.
De Laer, P., ill.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, ill.
Metsu, Gabriel, 1629-1667.
Correggio, 1489?-1534, ill.
Guido, ill.
Rubens, Peter Paul, Sir, 1577-1640, ill.
Borch, Gerard ter, 1617-1681, ill.
Raphael, 1483-1520, ill.
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820, ill.
Domenichino, 1581-1641, ill.
Wilkie, David, Sir, 1785-1841, ill.
Burnet, John, 1784-1868, engraver.

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