Beckford, William, 1760-1844, Biographical memoirs of extraordinary painters, 1780
Biographical memoirs of extraordinary painters.
- London : Printed for J. Robson ..., 1780.
- Physical Description:
- , 158,  ; 19 cm.(8vo)
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsN7470 B4View by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- BEIN Beckford 1 copy 1: Presentation inscription from Benjamin West to Thomas Phillips, with Phillips' autograph.
BEIN Beckford 1 copy 2: Bookplate and Autograph of Henry William Vincent. Presentation copy to Henry William Vincent from Elizabeth Hervey, William Beckford's half-sister.
BEIN Beckford 1 copy 3: Ms. list of attempted identification of the painters, tipped in at front. Bookplate of Arthur Atherley.
BEIN Im B388 780B copy 1: Front edges uncut.
BEIN Im B388 780B copy 2: Uncut, in original marbled wrappers. In ms. on t.-p.: "Given me by the author Wm: Beckford Esqre. not twenty year's old. Strafford".
BEIN 1997 1156: Bookplates: Rowland Burdon Muller; William Dickinson Esq. Ms. notes. Stubs visible preceding sig. X.
"A mystification composed ... in ridicule of the biographies in the 'Vies des peintres flamands'".--Dict. Nat. Biog.
Signatures: pi² B-X⁴.
English short title catalogue, T62056
Errata: p. .
- Subject Terms:
- Art -- Anecdotes.Atherley, Arthur Harry Howard -- Bookplate.Beckford, William, 1760-1844 -- Provenance. (BAC)Clements, Henry J. B. (Henry John Beresford), 1869-1940 -- Bookplate.Dickinson, William, Esq. -- Bookplate.Hervey, Elizabeth -- Presentation copy to H.W. Vincent.Muller, Rowland Burdon -- Bookplate.Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845 -- Autograph.Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845 -- Presentation copy from B. West.Robson, J. -- Publisher. (BAC)Strafford -- Ms. notes.Vincent, Henry William -- Autograph.Vincent, Henry William -- Bookplate.Vincent, Henry William -- Presentation copy from E. Hervey.West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 -- Presentation copy to T. Phillips.
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.