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|245||0||4||$a The Exhibition, Or A Second Anticipation: Being Remarks on the principal Works to be Exhibited next Month, at the Royal Academy; By Roger Shanhagan, Gent. - [Epigraph from Marcus Aurelius]|
|260||#||#||$a London, $b Printed for Richardson and Urquhart, under the Royal Exchange. Price 2s-6d. $c |
|300||#||#||$a , 101,  p.; $c 203 mm. (Quarto.)|
|505||0||#||$a [T.p.] - [Text] - Errata.|
$a According to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography 'Roger Shanhagan' is a pseudonym for the co-authors - the architect, William Porden (1755-1822), and the painters, Robert Smirke (1753-1845) and Robert Watson.
The title-page vignette is unsigned.
|510||4||#||$a ESTC $c T154013|
|510||4||#||$a A study of criticism of Royal Academy exhibitions was M. Hallett, 'The Business of criticism: the press and the Royal Academy exhibition in eghteenth-century London', in D. Solkin, ed., Art on the line (2001), p.65-75.|
|510||3||#||$a On the history of the Royal Academy see J. Fenton, School of genius (2006).|
|510||3||#||$a H. Hoock, The King's artists (2003).|
|510||3||#||$a I. Pears, The discovery of painting: the growth of interest in the arts in England 1680-1768 (1988).|
|510||4||#||$a I. Bignamini, 'Art institutions in London 1689-1768', in Walpole Society Journal, 55 (1988), p.19-148.|
|510||3||#||$a S. Hutchison, The history of the Royal Academy (1986).|
|510||4||#||$a H.C. Morgan, 'The Schools of the Royal Academy', in Brit. J. Educ. Stud., XXI/1 (1973), p. 88-103.|
|510||3||#||$a A.W. Boschloo, ed., Academies of Art (1989).|
|510||3||#||$a N. Pevsner, Academies of art ( 1940 /R New York, 1973).|
|510||3||#||$a On Thomas Sandby see L. Herrmann, Paul and Thomas Sandby (1986)|
|510||3||#||$a J. Ball, Paul and Thomas Sandby, Royal Academicians (1985).|
$a No publication-date is given. According to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography the work was published in 1779.
The text describes imaginary paintings and drawings, and is a satire on the Royal Academy and on its first professor of architecture, Thomas Sandby, R.A.
The book is decorated with a title-page vignette captioned in the plate, 'Rog · Shan · Mart · Scrib · Nep'.
|533||#||#||$n A microfilm version was published in 1986 (Woodbridge CT: Research Publications).|
|561||#||#||$a The front pastedown carries a 19th-century bookplate inscribed in ink 'J.H.A. 18 June 1846.' and 'from Upcott's Collection'. This is repeated in an inscription on a preliminary leaf, 'Lot 886. of a curious & interesting Collection of Books, MSS. and prints. - J.H.A. this Vol sold on 18. June 1846. in Mr. Upcotts sale for 10/6.-'. The pastedown is inscribed in ink, 'Gift of Mr. J.H. Anderdon to The Library of The Royal Academy of Arts in London Nov 1878.'|
$a The date of '1785' has been inscribed in ink below the imprint.
Preliminary leaves of the volume are copiously inscribed in ink, on the Contents &c., in what appears to be Anderdon's hand. There are some marginal annotations in ink and pencil on other pages of the text.
|563||#||#||$a 20th-century half calf, grey cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Essays On Design And Royal Academy Gwynn', 'R.A.' and '1749-97'. Bound with three others.|
|610||2||4||$a Royal Academy of Arts (London)|
|610||2||4||$a Royal Academy of Arts (London). Professor of architecture|
|653||#||#||$a Paintings - Drawings - Arts - Architecture - Artists - Great Britain - History - 18th century|
|653||#||#||$a Academies (organizations) - Exhibitions - Great Britain - London - 18th century|
|655||#||4||$a Art criticism - Satires - Great Britain - 18th century|
|700||1||#||$a Upcott $e previous owner|
|700||1||#||$a Anderdon $e previous owner $e donor|
|700||1||#||$a Porden $e author|
|700||1||#||$a Smirke $e author|
|700||1||#||$a Urquhart $e publisher|
|700||1||#||$a Richardson, william $e publisher|
|710||2||#||$a Richardson and Urquhart (London) $e publisher|