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Observations on the arts, with tables of the principal painters, of the various italian, spanish, french, flemish, dutch, and german schools, their scholars and imitators, with lists of the most celebrated painters of those schools, arranged by the subjects in which they excelled
Liverpool: Printed by W. Wales and Co., [1828]. x, 132pp. With errata slip. Original publisher's tan cloth boards, rebacked. Light rubbing and spots of soiling to extremities. Internally clean and crisp. Thomas Winstanley (1749-1823), academic of the Oxford University who held the position of Camden Professor of Ancient History. Observations on the Arts, a scarce reference work aimed towards scholars of art history, allows for swift comparison between Great Masters and their respective schools revealing, in a plain manner, the numerous influences between them and upon the arts in a broader sense. COPAC records only six copies of this first edition; Birmingham, BL, Liverpool, Oxford, Tate, V&A. . First edition. 8vo.
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