The art of painting, and the lives of the painters :
containing, a compleat treatise of painting, designing, and the use of prints : with reflections on the works of the most celebrated painters, and of the several schools of Europe, as well ancient as modern : being the newest, and most perfect work of the kind extant /
done from the French of Monsieur de Piles ; to which is added, An essay towards an English-School, with the lives and characters of above 100 painters.
|Main Author:||Piles, Roger de, 1635-1709.|
|Related Names:||Savage, John translator. , Nutt, John. , Nutting, Joseph. , Coypel, Antoine 1661-1722., Buckeridge, Bainbrigg 1668-1733.|
London : Printed for J. Nutt, near Stationers-Hall, 1706.
Painters / England /
Painters / England / Biography /
Early works to 1800.
Painters > Painters / Biography > Painters / Biography / Early works to 1800.
Painting > Painting / Early works to 1800.
Nutt's notices on last p.
Signatures: A-2H⁸ 2I⁴. Horizontal chainlines.
Engraved frontispiece by Joseph Nutting after Antoine Coypel.
Translated by John Savage. "An essay towards an English-School" chiefly by Bainbrigg Buckeridge. See British Library Integrated Catalogue, online catalog.
, 480,  p.,  leaf of plates ;
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