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The gentleman"s and connoisseur"s dictionary of painters

containing a complete collection, and account, of the most distinguished artists ... from the year 1250, when the art of painting was revived by Cimabue, to the year 1767 ... extracted from the most authentic writers who have treated on the subject of painting , in Latin, Italian, Spanish, English, French, and Low Dutch : to which are added two catalogues, the one a catalogue of the disciples of the most famous masters ... the other a catalogue of those painters, who imitated the works of the eminent masters so exactly, as to have their copies frequently mistaken for originals ...

by Pilkington, Matthew

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Published by Printed by T. Cadell (successor to Mr. Millar) in the Strand in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Painters,
  • Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Rev. M. Pilkington ...
    ContributionsCadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 723, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages723
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24735951M

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