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A treatise on painting. In four parts...The whole illustrated by examples from the Italian, Venetian, Flemish, and Dutch schools. by Burnet, John

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Published by H. Sotheran & co. in London .
Written in English


  • Painting -- Study and teaching.

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Edition Notes

Each part, also published separately, has special t.-p. and separate paging.

Other titlesEducation of the eye., Composition in painting., Light and shade in painting., Colour in painting.
StatementBy John Burnet.
LC ClassificationsND1135 .B77 1880
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v. in 1.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6576847M
LC Control Number15011121

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A Treatise On Painting: Faithfully Translated From The Original Italian, And Now First Digested Under Proper Heads, By John Francis Rigaud, Es. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller Della pittura or On Painting was the first modern treatise on painting. People before Alberti had written about art in a practical sense, like how to grind pigments for paints and make brushes. De pictura (English: "On Painting") is a treatise or commentarii written by the Italian humanist and artist Leon Battista first version, composed in Latin in , was not published until It is one of his three treatises on art, the others two are De statua and De re aedificatoria, that would form the Renaissance concept for the fine arts: painting, sculpture, and architecture. A Treatise On Painting book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This classic book contains John Francis Rigaud's translation /5(11).