PILES (Roger de).
The art of painting, with the lives and characters of above 300 of the most eminent painters: Containing a complete treatise of painting, designing, and the use of prints. With reflexions on the works of the most celebrated masters, and of the several schools of Europe, as well ancient as modern. Being the most perfect work of the kind extant. Translated from the French of Monsieur de Piles. To which is added, an essay towards an English school.
London: Printed for Charles Payne., [1754?]: 1754
8vo, title in red and black, (sl. marked), pp. , 426-439, , cont. marbled boards, later rebacked with red leather title label, some occasional spotting of contents, staining to last couple of leaves in signature R. [ESTC T71752].
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