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|245||1||0||$a Practical Essays On Various Branches Of The Fine Arts. To Which Is Added, A Critical Inquiry Into The Principles And Practice Of The Late Sir David Wilkie. By John Burnet, F.R.S. Author Of "Practical Hints On Painting."|
|260||#||#||$a London: $b David Bogue, 86, Fleet Street. $c M DCCCXLVIII. $c |
|300||#||#||$a [iii-]x, , 200 p., frontis.; $c 195 mm. (12°).|
|505||0||#||$a [Half-t., frontis., t.p., dedic.] - Preface - Contents - [Text]; [colophon].|
$a The frontispiece is signed by D. Wilkie and John Burnet, and carries the imprint of D. Bogue.
The work is dedicated 'in testimony of the author's regard' to Charles Fox.
$a The text discusses historical painting, portrait painting and 'fancy subjects', compares oil- and water-color, and line-engraving and mezzotinto, and surveys the state of the fine arts in Britain. The author's Preface states that 'The following essays were originally written for a Periodical'.
The frontispiece shows a sketch by Sir David Wilkie.
|561||#||#||$a Purchased for RA Library in 1871 (see 'Library Report for the Year 1871', RA Annual Report, Appendix No. 7, p. 26).|
|563||#||#||$a 19th-century red cloth-covered boards, upper and lower covers decorated in blind; spine lettered 'Practical essays On The Fine Arts - Burnet.'|
|653||#||#||$a Painting - Engraving - Arts - Great Britain - History|
|655||#||0||$a Essays - Art criticism - Great Britain - 19th century|
|700||1||#||$a Bogue $e publisher|
|700||1||#||$a Fox $e dedicatee|