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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792.
Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds .
London : Printed for T. Cadell, jun. and W. Davies in the Strand, 1798
|Named Person:||Joshua Reynolds, Sir; Charles Alphonse Du Fresnoy|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joshua Reynolds, Sir; Edmond Malone; Thomas Gray; William Mason; Charles-Alphonse Dufresnoy; John Dryden; Alexander Pope; Charles Jarvis; Caroline Watson; Thomas Cadell; William Davies; Daniel H Farr
Volume one has aquatint portrait frontispiece of Sir Joshua Reynolds, etched by Caroline Watson.
FU copy bears bookplate of Daniel H. Farr.
|Description:||3 volumes : portrait ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||v. 1. Some account of the life and writings of Sir Joshua Reynolds. Discourses, 1-8. --
v. 2 Discourses [cont.] 9-15. Three letters to the Idler. A journey to Flanders and Holland, in the year 1781. --
v. 3. The art of painting, of Charles Alphonse du Fresnoy; translated into English verse by William Mason, with annotations by Sir Joshua Reynolds [with original text subjoined, and with a life of Du Fresnoy]. The sentiments of Charles Alphonse du Fresnoy, on the works of the principal and best painters of the last two ages. The preface of Mr. Dryden to his translation, containing a parallel between poetry and painting. Epistle of Mr. Pope to Mr. Jervass. A chronological list of painters, from the revival of the art to the beginning of the present century [by Thomas Gray]. Index.