The Art of Painting, with the Lives and Characters of above 300 of the most Eminent Painters: Containing a Complete Treatise of Painting, Designing, and The Use of Prints, with Reflections on the Works of the most Celebrated Masters, and of the several Schools of Europe, as well ancient as modern


[10], [6], 430 pages, decorative headpiece and tailpieces, initials, title page with red text. Sub-title: ‘Being the most perfect Work of the kind exant. Translated from the French of Monsieur De Piles. To which is added, An Essay towards an English School.’

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Author(s) De Piles, Monsieur
Illustrator(s) N/A
Publisher(s) Published by Charles Marsh
Published Date 1744
Signature Information N/A
Size Octavo, 20 x 13 cm
Book Condition Rebacked, spine slightly bumped at head and tail, boards scratched and rubbed in places, board edges chipped, board corners bumped, open tear to one corner, prelims and some pages at the rear foxed - otherwise mostly clean inside, book block tight, in very good condition.
Jacket Condition N/A
Binding Bound in polished mottled calf with gilt border to boards, 4 raised bands and gilt title on red morocco title label to spine