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Creator:
Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse, 1611-1668.
Title(s):

The art of painting of Charles Alphonse Du Fresnoy. Translated into English verse by William Mason ... with annotations by Sir Joshua Reynolds ...

Additional Title(s):

De arte graphica. English

Published/Created:
York, Printed by A. Ward, and sold by J. Dodsley, T. Cadell, R. Faulder, London, and J. Todd, York, 1783.
Physical Description:
xix p., 1 leaf, 213, [1] p. 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1130 D813 1783+ Copy 1 Oversize
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ND1130 D813 1783+ Copy 2 Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1130 D813 1783+ Copy 4 Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : British Art Center has 4 copies. Copy 1 has the bookplate of Frederick Whiley Hilles, and is a presentation copy to Mr. Vesey from the author. Copy 2, which is wanting the leaf of advertisements, is a presentation copy from Reynolds and Mason, and has the autograph of the Duke of Grafton, dated 1783. Copy 3 has the autograph of J. Thos. Seton.
BAC : Advertisement: 1 leaf at end.
Translation of his De arte graphica.
Includes the original poem in Latin.
Errata on verso of p. 213.
Appendix: The sentiments of Charles Alphonse Du Fresnoy, on the works of the principal and best painters of the two last ages; The preface of Mr. Dryden to his translation, containing a parallel between poetry and painting; Epistle of Mr. Pope to Mr. Jervas; A chronological list of painters from the revival of the art to the beginning of the present century: p.[127]-213.
Subject Terms:
Painters.
Painting -- Early works to 1800.
Contributors:
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792.
Mason, William, 1725-1797.
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