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Creator:
Pye, John, 1782-1874.
Title(s):

Patronage of British art : an historical sketch : comprising an account of the rise and progress of art and artists in London, from the beginning of the reign of George the Second : together with a history of the Society for the management and distribution of the artists' fund, from its establishment in 1810, to its incorporation in 1827 : illustrated with notes, historical, biographical, and explanatory / by John Pye ...

Published/Created:
London : Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1845.
Physical Description:
viii, 422 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N6764 .P9 1845 Copy 1
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by J.H. Robinson andr B.P. Gibbon; after John Samuel Agar, Francis Chantrey, Abraham Cooper, Andrew Morton, and William Mulready.
Printed by Moyes and Barclay.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is extra-illustrated with 13 leaves of newspaper clippings about John Pye, and with an ALS from John Pye to John Martin, bound in before p. 21; additional plates also bound in. Also has bound with it: Revival of vandalism at the National Gallery ... by Morris Moore (London : John Ollivier, 1853).
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in publisher's green cloth. Publisher's advertisements: [32] p. at end.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Great Britain.
Art patronage -- Great Britain.
Longman, Brown, Freen, and Longmans -- Publisher.
Moyes and Barclay -- Printer.
Society for the Management and Distribution of the Artists' Fund (London, England)
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1845.
Wood engravings -- 1845.
Publishers' advertisements -- England -- London -- 1853.
Extra-illustrated copies (Provenance)
Contributors:
Robinson, J. H. (John Hovey), b. 1825, engraver.
Gibbon, B. P. (Benjamin Phelps), 1802-1851, engraver.
Agar, John Samuel, approximately 1770-approximately 1835, ill.
Chantrey, Francis, Sir, 1781-1841, ill.
Cooper, Abraham, 1787-1868, ill.
Morton, Andrew, 1802-1845, ill.
Mulready, William, 1786-1863, ill.
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