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299. BROWNE Alexander, Ars pictoria, or an academy treating of drawing, painting, linning, etching to 52which are added 31 copper plates, London 1765. Con un’appendice sull’arte in miniatura.
Quest’opera è tratta da vari elementi di disegno e in ispecie da quelli di Annibale Carracci, del Colombina, di Bloemrt e del Palma: il tutto intagliato da Desode, col ritratto dell’autore in fronte.

Ars pictoria, or, An academy treating of drawing, limning, painting, etching to which are added 31 copper plates, expressing the choicest, nearest, and most exact grounds and rules of symmetry / collected out of the most eminent Italian, German and Netherland authors by Alexander Browne ...

Other title(s):
  • Academy treating of drawing, painting, limning, etching
  • Ars pictoria
Edition:
The second edition / corrected and enlarged by the author.
Author:
Browne, Alexander, active 1660-1677
Imprint:
London : Printed for Arthur Tooker ... and William Battersby ... c1675.
Language:
English
Cicognara number:
299
Note(s):
Inserted between "Contents (p. [112]) and plates is An appendix to the art of painting in miniature or limning ... never published before, by A. Browne. London: Prointed for Arthur Tooker ... and William Battersby ..., 1675.
Added entry title(s):
Appendix to the art of painting in miniature or limning.
Subject:
Art—Technique—Early works to 1800, Drawing—Technique—Early works to 1800, and Etching—Technique—Early works to 1800
Description:
110, 39, [2] p., [31] leaves of plates : ill.
DCL number:
dcl:35p