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Burnet, John, 1784-1868

A treatise on painting. In four parts ... The whole illustrated by examples from the Italian, Venetian, Flemish, and Dutch schools. By John Burnet ...

London, James Carpenter, 1837.
Physical Description:
4 v. in 1. ill., plates (part. col.) 28 cm.
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ND1135 .B77+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Each part has also been published separately, and has special t.-p. and pagination.
Plates by John Burnet; after A. Cuyp, Raffaelle, Masaccio, Reynolds, Rembrandt, James Burnet, P. Potter, A. Ostade, Claude, Rubens, P. deLaer, Metzu, Terburg, Corregio, Guido, Domenichino, B. West, D. Wilkie, Vandyke, Titian, G. Dow, P. Nolpe, A. Vandivelde, Teniers, P. Veronese, and P. de Hooge.
Some illustrations by Marx Hart.
"Printed by C. Whittingham."
Subject Terms:
Carpenter, James -- Publisher.
Painting -- Study and teaching.
Whittingham, C. -- Printer.
Etchings -- 1837.
Wood engravings -- 1837.
Burnet, John, 1784-1868, engraver.
Cuyp, Aelbert, 1620-1691, ill.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792, ill.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, ill.
Burnet, James, 1788-1816, ill.
Potter, Paulus, 1625-1654, ill.
Ostade, Adriaen van, 1610-1685, ill.
Lorrain, Claude, 1600-1682, ill.
Rubens, Peter Paul, Sir, 1577-1640
Metsu, Gabriel, 1629-1667.
Borch, Gerard ter, 1617-1681, ill.
Correggio, 1489?-1534, ill.
Guido, ill.
Domenichino, 1581-1641.
Hart, Marx
West, Benjamin
Wilkie, David, Sir, 1785-1841.
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641.
Titian, approximately 1488-1576.
Dou, Gerard, 1613-1675
Nolpe, Pieter, b. 1601
Vandivelde, A.
Pitati, Bonifacio de', 1487-1553
Veronese, 1528-1588.
DeHooge, P.
Faber Birren Collection (Yale University)

  • An essay on the education of the eye with reference to painting ...2d ed. 1839.--Practical hints on composition in painting ... 5th ed. 1836.--Practical hints on light and shade in painting ... 5th ed. 1838.--Practical hints on colour in painting ... 4th ed. 1835.

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