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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 ...

New ed.
London, Henry Sothern & Co., 1880.
Physical Description:
4 v. in 1. ill., 33 plates (part col.) 29 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1135 B77 1880b+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Some illustrations by Marx Hart.
Plates by John Burnet; after A. Cuyp, Raffaelle, Masaccio, Reynolds, Rembrandt, James Burnet, P. Potter, A. Ostrade, Claude, Rubens, P. de Laer, Metzu, Terburg, Corregio, Guido, Domenichino, B. West, D. Wilkie, Vandyke, Titian, G. Dow, P. Nolpe, A. Vandivelde, Teniers, Wouvermans, Hondekooter, Frank Hals, P. Veronese, and P. de Hooge.
Printed by Waterlow and Sons, or C. Whittingham, Chiswick.
Each part, also published separately, has special t.-p. and separate paging. Parts 2-4 published by James Carpenter.
Subject Terms:
Carpenter, James -- Publisher.
Cross, C. -- Bookbinder.
Drummond, Henry, 1786-1869 -- Bookplate.
Painting -- Study and teaching.
Sotheran (Henry) & Co. -- Publisher.
Waterlow and Sons -- Printer.
Whittingham, C. -- Printer.
Etchings -- 1880.
Wood engravings -- 1880.
Burnet, James M., 1788-1816.
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641.
Lorrain, Claude, 1600-1682.
Hart, Marx.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792.
Rubens, Peter Paul, Sir, 1577-1640.
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820.
Wilkie, David, Sir, 1785-1841.

  • An essay on the education of the eye with reference to painting ... 4th ed. 1880.--Practical hints on composition in painting ... 6th ed. 1845.--Practical hints on light and shade in painting ...6th ed. 1849.--Practical hints on colour in painting ...5th ed. 1843.

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