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Le Brun, Charles, 1619–1690

A method to learn to design the passions : proposed in a conference on their general and particular expression / written in French and illustrated with a great many figures excellently designed by Mr. Le Brun, chief painter to the French king ... ; translated into English and all the designs engraved on copper by John Williams ...

London : Printed for the author, and sold by F. Huggonson ..., Mr. Croyton ..., 1734.
Physical Description:
xii, [11]-58 p., [32] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 18 cm. (12mo)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC770 L44 1734
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Frontispiece after J.(?) Goerce.
Advertisement: [1] p. at end.
Added engraved t.p.
Error in paging: no. 46 repeated.
"Anabridgment of a conference of Mr. Le Brun on physiognomy": p. 52-58.
Head- and tail-pieces; initials.
Subject Terms:
Croyton, Mr. -- Publisher.
Drawing -- Technique.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1734.
Facial expression.
Huggonson, F. -- Publisher.
Philipps, Eva -- Autograph.
Williams, John, fl. 1734.
Goerce, J., ill.
Williams, John, fl. 1734, engraver.

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