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Callcott, Maria, Lady, 1785–1842
Essays towards the history of painting / by Mrs. Callcott.
London : Edward Moxon, 1836.
Physical Description:
[4], iv, [2], 269, [3] p. ; 22 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND50 .C35 1836
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Not Evaluated
Printed by Bradbury and Evans, Whitefriars, London.
Includes bibliographical references.
Errata slip inserted.
Publisher's advertisements, [2] p. at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original brown paper covered boards, with printed title label on spine.
Subject Terms:
Artists' materials -- History.
Painting -- Greece -- History.
Painting -- History.
Painting -- Italy -- History.
Errata slips (Printing)
Publisher's advertisements.

  • Essay I. Introduction. Lectures on painting
  • Essay II. Of art in Ancient Italy
  • Essay III. Of painting in Greece, first and second series
  • Essay IV. Of the third period of painting in Greece
  • Essay V. Classification of pictures
  • Essay VI. On the materials used by painters.

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