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The School of Miniature, erected for the Instruction of the Ignorant, the Improvement of Proficients, and the general Information of such as are pleased with Pictures in Small. Herein are contained the most expeditious and infallible Ways of Drawing without being taught; and all the Methods of Colouring, Stippling, etc. Illustrated by Numbers of Practical Processes upon each Head or Article; particularly useful to those who would Copy in Colours from a Print. To the Whole are annexed many valuable Receipts for preparing the Colours, which are peculiar to this Kind of Painting; communicated by the best Italian and other Masters. As also, the Preparation of an excellent Polished Godl and Shell Gold. Published from an Old MSS.
London, Printed for S. Harding and Sold by H. Whitridge, 1733. - in-8. (1f.blanc). 90pp. Plein veau moucheté, dos à nerfs orné (reliure de l'époque). Première Edition Anglaise de ce traité classique sur la peinture en miniature, paru pour la première fois en français en 1674. Il contient notamment de nombreuses indications sur la préparation des couleurs, ainsi qu'une planche gravée sur bois dans le texte décrivant l'utilisation d'un pantographe. Les exemplaires répertoriés contiennent apparemment 92 pages mais notre exemplaire en 90 pages a été relié tel quel à l'époque. Quelques rousseurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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