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Title(s):

The book of art : cartoons, frescoes, sculpture, and decorative art, as applied to the new houses of Parliament and to buildings in general : with an historical notice of the exhibitions in Westminster hall, and directions for painting in fresco : illustrated by engravings on wood / compiled from the Reports of the Royal Commission of Fine Arts, from official documents, and other authorities ; and edited by F. Knight Hunt.

Published/Created:
London : Jeremiah How, 1846.
Physical Description:
viii, 189, [1] p. : ill. ; 32 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA4415.G72 B6 1846+ Copy 1 Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA4415.G72 B6 1846+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: Advertisements: [2] p. at end. (Copy 1)
BAC: Frontispiece by Frederick William Quartley; after Joseph Noel Paton.
Illustrations after Sir Joshua Reynolds, John Nixon, Sir Charles Barry, David Hess, Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey, Henry William Pickersgill, Benjamin Robert Haydon, Joseph William Brett, W. Cave Thomas, John C. Anderson, Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, John Flaxman, Siegfried Detlev Bendixen, Richard Redgrave, Charles West Cope, John Callcott Horsley, William Dyce, Henry James Townsend, Robert William Buss, Daniel Maclise, William Calder Marshall, Henry Timbrell, Edward Arlington Foley, John Henry Foley, Thomas Earle, Edward Bowring Stephens, Crawley, Edward Henry Corbould, Ford Madox Brown, and other, non-British, artists.
Title within ornamental borders.
Printed by A. Spottiswoode, New-street-square.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 has publisher's advertisements at end.
Engraved t.p.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Exhibitions.
How, Jeremiah -- Publisher.
How, Jeremiah -- Publisher.
Mural painting and decoration.
Spottiswoode, A. -- Printer
Spottiswoode, A. -- Publisher.
Westminster Palace (London, England)
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1846.
Engravings -- 1846.
Contributors:
Hunt, Frederick Knigh.
Quartley, F. W. (Frederick William), 1808-1874, engraver.
Paton, J. Noël (Joseph Noël), 1821-1901, ill.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792, ill.
Nixon, John, -1818, ill.
Barry, Charles, Sir, 1795-1860, ill.
Hess, David, 1770-1843, ill.
Chantrey, Francis, Sir, 1781-1841, ill.
Pickersgill, Henry William, 1782-1875, ill.
Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846, ill.
Brett, Joseph William, 1816-1848, ill.
Thomas, William Cave, 1820-1884, ill.
Anderson, John C., fl. 1850-1860, ill.
Landseer, Edwin Henry, Sir, 1802-1873, ill.
Flaxman, John, 1755-1826, ill.
Bendixen, Siegfried Detlev, 1786-1864, ill.
Redgrave, Richard, 1804-1888, ill.
Cope, Charles West, 1811-1890, ill.
Horsley, John Callcott, 1817-1903, ill.
Dyce, William, 1806-1864, ill.
Townsend, Henry James, 1810-ca. 1866, ill.
Buss, Robert William, 1804-1875, ill.
Maclise, Daniel, 1806-1870, ill.
Marshall, William Calder, 1813-1894, ill.
Timbrell, Henry, 1806-1849, ill.
Foley, Edward Arlington, 1814-1874, ill.
Earle, Thomas, 1810-1876, ill.
Stephens, Edward Bowring, 1815-1882, ill.
Crawley, ill.
Corbould, Edward Henry, 1815-1905, ill.
Brown, Ford Madox, 1821-1893, ill.
Foley, John Henry, 1818-1874, ill.
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