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Creator:
Cunningham, Allan, 1784-1842.
Title(s):

The lives of the most eminent British painters and sculptors. / By Allan Cunningham. ; In three volumes.

Edition:
Harper's stereotype edition.
Published/Created:
New-York : Harper & Brothers, 82 Cliff-Street, 1840.
Physical Description:
3 v. : ports. ; 16 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N6796 .C85 1840
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Jules D. Prown, MAH 1971
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"The family library. No. 17[-19] Painters and sculptors. Vol. 1[-3]."--Spine.
Frontispiece portraits of William Hogarth, Benjamin West, and John Flaxman engraved by Illman & Pilbrow after William Hogarth, Thomas Lawrence, and John Jackson.
Edition statement at head of title.
Vol. 1: [5], 14-305, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates; v. 2: 273, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates; v. 3: 315, [1] p. [1] leaf of plates. Last page of each volume blank.
Checklist Amer. imprints 40-1766
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Jules D. Prown, MAH 1971
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1840.
Flaxman, John, 1755-1826 -- Portraits.
Hallowell Social Library -- Bookplate.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 -- Portraits.
Painters -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Prown, Jules David -- Provenance.
Sculptors -- Great Britain -- Biography.
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 -- Portraits.
Contributors:
Harper & Brothers, publisher.
Illman & Pilbrow, engraver.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, ill.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830, ill.
Jackson, John, 1801-1848, ill.
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