The principles of painting, under the heads of anatomy ... unity, &c. :
in which is contained, an account of the Athenian, Roman, Venetian and Flemish schools : to which is added, The balance of painters, being the names of the most noted painters, and their degrees of perfection in the four principal parts of their art : of singular use to those who would form an idea of the value of paintings and pictures /
written originally in French by Mons. Du Piles, author of The lives of the painters ; and now first translated into English, by a painter.
|Main Author:||Piles, Roger de, 1635-1709.|
|Related Names:||Mynde, James 1702-1771., Osborn, John d. 1775.|
London : Printed for J. Osborn ..., 1743.
Early works to 1800.
Painting > Painting / Technique > Painting / Technique / Early works to 1800.
Painting > Painting / Early works to 1800.
Engravings > Engravings / England > Engravings / England / 18th century.
Plates signed: J. Mynde.
Signatures: A⁶ B-U⁸ X².
xii, 300,  p., II leaves of plates :
22 cm. (8vo)
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