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THE WORKS OF JONATHAN RICHARDSON. Containing I. The Theory of Painting. II. Essay on the Art of Criticism. III. The Science of a Connoisseur . . . The Whole intended as a Supplement to the Anecdotes of Painters and Engravers
T. and J. Egerton; J. Debrett; R. Faulder and W. Miller [et al], 1792 1772 - THE WORKS OF JONATHAN RICHARDSON. Containing I. The Theory of Painting. II. Essay on the Art of Criticism. III. The Science of a Connoisseur . . . The Whole intended as a Supplement to the Anecdotes of Painters and Engravers RICHARDSON, JONATHAN Published by (London): T. and J. Egerton; J. Debrett; R. Faulder and W. Miller [et al], 1792 (1792) (STRAWBERRY HILL PRESS) RICHARDSON, Jonathan. THE WORKS OF JONATHAN RICHARDSON. Strawberry Hill: T. and J. Egerton, and others, 1792. 4to. Original Cloth boards with old matching cloth re-back and paper label, matching the colour of the orange tinted plates. Half title stating Supplement to the Hon. Horace Walpole’s 287 pages, 12 plates. First edition. With first state title page. (The first state of the title-page has "Printed at Strawberry Hill" above a vignette that is in imitation of the one used at Strawberry Hill.) This book of this famous work was a great influence on the classical school of painting in England, specifically William Hogarth and Sir Joshua Reynolds. A very scarce book, rare in original boards, small water stain to the corner of the plates, (photo shows the worst) most are lightly stained and none of the picture or text is affected. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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