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Lairesse, Gérard de, 1640–1711

The art of painting, in all its branches, methodically demonstrated by discourses and plates, and exemplified by remarks on the paintings of the best masters; and their perfections and oversights laid open. By Gérard de Lairesse. Translated by John Frederick Fritsch ...

Additional Title(s):

Groot schilderboek. English.

London: Printed for the author, and sold by J. Brotherton [etc.] 1738.
Physical Description:
1 p.., iv, [10] 654 p. front., LXXI plates (part. fold.) 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1130 L313
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Head- and tail-pieces; initials.
There are actually 69 plates: plates II and III, and IV and V are printed on two leaves; there is no plate LVI, although there is a plate LIV* in addition to plate LIV.
Plates by J. Carwitham, after the author.
Translation of Het groot schilderboek.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Early works to 1800.
Composition (Art)
Painting -- Early works to 1800.
Painting -- Technique.
Fritsch, John Frederick.

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