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Creator:
Richter, Henry, 1772-1857.
Title(s):

Day-light : a recent discovery in the art of painting : with hints on the philosophy of the fine arts, and on that of the human mind, as first dissected by Emanuel Kant / by Henry Richter.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for and published by R. Ackermann, 101, Strand. L. Harrison, Printer, 373, Strand, 1817.
Physical Description:
[2], ix, [1], 67, [1] p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1484 .R53 1817
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
A series of imaginary conversations with a group of master painters, including Rembrandt, at an exhibition of Dutch and Flemish old masters held at The British Institute in the early 19th century discussing the need for more day-light in painting.
"Price 4s. Boards"--Front cover, title label.
Last page blank.
Ford, J. Ackermann, 1783-1983, p. 228
Gage, J. Decade of English naturalism, p. 18
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original brown paper boards, rebacked, with title label mounted on front cover.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, R. -- Publisher.
Chiaroscuro.
Daylight in art.
Harrison, L. -- Printer.
Light in art.
Painting -- Study and teaching.
Painting -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1817.
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