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001 $ 06/3141
003 $ UK-LoRAA
005 $ 20210922164855.3
041 0 # $a eng
044 # # $a uk
100 1 # $a Pilkington
240 1 1 $a [Gentleman's and Connoisseur's Dictionary of Painters. $f 1805.]
245 1 2 $a A Dictionary Of Painters, From The Revival Of The Art To The Present Period; By The Rev. M. Pilkington, A.M. A New Edition, With Considerable Alterations, Additions, An Appendix, And An Index, By Henry Fuseli, R.A. [Epigraph]
260 # # $a London: $b Printed By John Crowder, Warwick-Square, For J. Johnson; R. Faulder; J. Walker; Wilkie And Robinson; J. Stockdale; Scatcherd And Letterman; Cuthell And Martin; Vernor And Hood; Longman, Hurst, Rees, And Orme; Cadell And Davies; Lackington, Allen, And Co; Blacks And Parry; W. Miller; J. Harding; And J. Mawman. - $c 1805.
300 # # $a xx, [ii], 693, [21] p.; $c 264 mm. (Quarto.)
505 0 # $a [T.p., dedic.] - The Preface - The Names Of The Principal Authors Whose Works Have Been Consulted - An Explanation Of The Technical Terms - Advertisement Of The Editor - [Text] - Appendix - Index; [colophon] - Errata.
508 # # $a The printer's name is repeated in the colophon.

The dedication is a reprint of that of the first edition, and carries the date of Dec. 2, 1770. It is by Matt. Pilkington 'To The President And Council Of The Royal Academy Of Painting, In London.'
520 2 # $a Pilkington's biographic dictionary had been first published in 1770 as The Gentleman's and Connoisseur's Dictionary of Painters. It is retitled A Dictionary of Painters in Fuseli's editions (1805 and 1810); and A General Dictionary of Painters in editions after 1824.

As the title claims, Fuseli's 'Alterations' and 'Additions' are 'Considerable'. They include hostile comments on Dürer and his circle, and biographies of Fuseli's father and brothers.
561 # # $a Presented in memory of Julian Trevelyan RA by Mary Fedden RA, December 1988.
563 # # $a 19th-century calf; red morocco spine-label lettered 'Fuseli's Pilkington And Discourses'. Bound with a copy of the 1801 edition of Fuseli's Lectures on painting.
653 # # $a Artists - Painters - Europe - History
655 # 0 $a Biographies - Biography - Art history - Encyclopedias - Dictionaries - Biographical dictionaries - Reference books - Art history - Great Britain - 18th century - 19th century
700 1 # $a Fuseli $e editor
700 1 # $a Crowder $e printer
700 1 # $a Johnson $e publisher
700 1 # $a Faulder $e publisher
700 1 # $a Walker $e publisher
700 1 # $a Wilkie, George $e publisher
700 1 # $a Stockdale $e publisher
700 1 # $a Miller, William $e publisher
700 1 # $a harding $e publisher
700 1 # $a Mawman $e publisher
700 1 # $a Fedden $e previous owner $e donor
710 2 # $a Wilkie and Robinson (London) $e publisher
710 2 # $a Scatcherd and Letterman (London) $e publisher
710 2 # $a Cuthell and Martin (London) $e publisher
710 2 # $a Vernor and Hood (London) $e publisher
710 2 # $a Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme $e publisher
710 2 # $a Cadell and Davies $e publisher
710 2 # $a Lackington and Allen $e publisher
710 2 # $a Blacks and Parry