The art of painting in miniature teaching the speedy and perfect acquisition of that art without a master. By Rules so easy, and in a Method so natural as to render this charming Accomplishment universally attainable. Containing I. The Difference between Painting in Miniature, and other Kinds of Painting. II. The Management of Colours in Draperies, Linnen, Lace, Furs, &c. III. The Method of mixing Colours for Carnations; for Painting of Architecture, or any Building of Stone or Wood; for Landskips, Terrasses, Water, Ruins, Rocks, &c. IV. The Art of Painting all Sorts of Flowers, with the proper Colours required to represent Nature to the highest Perfection. V. The various Methods of Painting. Translated from the original French. The sixth edition. To which are now added I. Certain secrets of one of the greatest Italian painters for making the finest Colours, Burnished Gold, Shell Gold, &c. II. Some general Instructive Lessons for the Art of Drawing. And III. The Usefulness and Benefit of Prints

Main Author: Boutet, Claude
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for J. Hodges, at the Looking-Glass, facing St. Magnus-Church, London-Bridge, and M. Cooper, at the Globe, Pater-Noster-Row 1752, 1752
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:An imprint variant of the 1752 edition "printed for T. Longman, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, and M. Cooper, ... J. Hodges, ...and J. and J. Rivington. - Anonymous. A translation of Claude Boutet's 'Traité de la peinture en mignature'. - English Short Title Catalog, T101315. - Leaf G7 (p 133-134) has been cancelled. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([10],150,[6]p.,plates) ill 12°