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Poetry; Art; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; ,lxviii,,397,p.,plate ; 8°. pages; THE ART OF PAINTING: BY C. A. DU FRESNOY: WITH REMARKS: TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH, WITH AN ORIGINAL PREFACE, CONTAINING A PARALLEL BETWEEN PAINTING AND POETRY: BY MR. DRYDEN. AS ALSO A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE MOST EMINENT PAINTERS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN: BY. Published 1716, The art of painting: by C. A. Du Fresnoy: with remarks: translated into English, with an original preface, containing a parallel between painting and poetry: by Mr. Dryden. As also a short account of the most eminent painters, both ancient and modern: by R. G. Esq; The second edition, corrected, and enlarg'd. ESTCN14578 NOTES: Parallel texts of du Fresnoy's Latin poem, 'De arte graphica', and Dryden's prose translation, modified by Charles Jervas. 'To Mr. Jervas, with Frensoy's [sic] Art of painting', in verse, is by Alexander Pope. 'Observations on The art of painting', pp.81-221, is by John Dryden. 'A short account of the most eminent painters .. By Richard Graham', pp. -, has a special titlepage. Titlepage in red and black . Rebound in 20th century brown cloth . A very few penciled underlinings in first part of text. Perforated library stamp ( University of Illinois) , on title page , lightly embossed library stamp on first two leaves. Text clean and bright with printing dark and legible. Engraved frontis, various textural decorations. 52 known copies, all in major institutions. Scarce. Proper deacession note enclosed.
Title: THE ART OF PAINTING: BY C. A. DU FRESNOY: WITH REMARKS: TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH, WITH AN ORIGINAL PREFACE, CONTAINING A PARALLEL BETWEEN PAINTING AND POETRY: BY MR. DRYDEN. AS ALSO A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE MOST EMINENT PAINTERS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN: BY The Second Edition, Corrected, and Enlarg'd.
Categories: 18th Century,
Edition: Second Edition
Publisher: Printed for Bernard Lintott: 1716
Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
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