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The Art Of Painting

By: Du Fresnoy (C. A. )

Price: $329.00

Publisher: London, Lintot: 1750

Edition: 1st English

Seller ID: 38202

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

engraving; lxvi [6], 397, [7] pages; The Art of Painting, translated by John Dryden, engraved frontispiece. Translated into English with the originalpreface containing a parallel betwixt painting and poetry. First edition in English: includes the original Latin text. "A Didactic Poem about painting written between1641 and 1665. Sets down theoretical principles, based on Italian precedents, which were most influential for the theory and teaching of art in France and England. Wing D2458. Macdonald 139a, Amzen and Rainwater H61. Title pieces and endpieces. Nicely bound in calf over marbled b... View more info