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164. LOMAZZO Giovanni Paolo milanese pittore, Versione inglese. A tracte containing the artes of curious painting etc., Oxford, by Joseph Barnes, 1598.
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A tracte containing the artes of curious paintinge, caruinge & buildinge / written first in Italian by Io. Paul Lomatius, painter of Milan and Englished by R.H., student in physik.

Publication date(s):
anno domini M.D.XC.VIII. [1598] and 1598
Other title(s):
  • Trattato dell'arte della pittura. Libro 1-5. English
  • Artes of curious paintinge, caruinge & buildinge
Author:
Lomazzo, Giovanni Paolo, 1538-1600
Imprint:
Printed at Oxford : By Ioseph Barnes for R.H
Language:
English
Cicognara number:
164
Note(s):
  • Imprint from colophon.
  • Translated by Richard Haydock, who signed the dedication to Sir Thomas Bodley.
  • Engraved t.p. with port. of Lomazzo at head, another of Haydock at foot with his coat of arms. The arms of Oxford University and New College, Oxford, are incorporated in the design; Haydock's dedication is signed from New College. The arms of Winchester College appear at the colophon, together with a large woodcut of the Oxford arms; Haydock attended Winchester (DNB). Thirteen full-page engraved ill. Many head- and tail-pieces made up of printer's ornaments. Azured foliated initials.
  • ESTC (RLIN), 16698
Subject:
Art, Color, and Proportion (Art)
DCL number:
rvb