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001 $ 07/1837
003 $ UK-LoRAA
041 0 # $a eng $h fre
044 # # $a uk
100 1 # $a Piles
240 1 1 $a [Cours de peinture par principes avec un balance de peintres. $l English.]
245 1 4 $a The Principles Of Painting, Under the Heads of Anatomy Attitude Accident Architecture Composition Claro-obscuro Contrast Colouring Design Disposition Draperies Expression Harmony History Invention Landskip Lights Proportion Passion Portraiture Sculpture Style Truth Unity, &c. - In which is Contained, An Account of the Athenian, Roman, Venetian and Flemish Schools. - To which is Added, The Balance of Painters. Being The Names of the most noted Painters, and their Degrees of Perfection in the Four principal Parts of their Art: Of singular Use to those who would form an Idea of the Value of Paintings and Pictures. - Written Originally in French by Mons. Du Piles, Author of The Lives of the Painters. - And now first Translated into English. By a Painter. -
260 # # $a London: $b Printed for J. Osborn, at the Golden Ball, in Pater-noster Row. $c M.DCC.XLIII. $c [1743]
300 # # $a xii, 300, [8] p., 2 pl.; $c 197 mm. (Octavo.)
500 # # $a Page 184 is misnumbered as 284.
505 0 # $a [T.p.] - The Translator's Preface - The Author's Preface, On The Idea of Painting - [Text] - The Balance Of Painters [or, 'A Catalogue Of The Names of the most noted Painters, and their Degrees of Perfection ...'] - The Table [index].
508 # # $a The plates are signed as engraved by J. Mynde.
510 4 # $a ESTC $c T10569
510 4 # $a C. Harrison et al., edd., Art in Theory 1648-1815 An Anthology (2000), p.308-13.
510 3 # $a J. Thuillier, Préface au 'Cours de peinture par principes' par Roger de Piles (1989).
510 3 # $a T. Puttfarken, Roger de Piles' theory of art (1985).
510 3 # $a ; B. Teyssèdre, Roger de Piles et les débats sur le coloris au siècle de Louis XIV (1965).
520 2 # $a The work was first published in French in 1708. Here Piles stresses the visual rather than the intellectual character of painting. He argues that the 'tout-ensemble' of a painting should, by form and colour, have an immediate effect on the viewer. Both plates are captioned, and show 'A demonstration of the unity of the Object'.
533 # # $n A microfilm copy was published in 1986 (Woodbridge, CT: Research Publications).
561 # # $a Acquired between 1821 and 1841.
563 # # $a 18th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; rebacked in 20th century, green morocco spine-label lettered 'Du Piles - The Principles Of Painting', spine lettered '1743'.
700 1 # $a Osborn $e publisher
700 1 # $a Mynde $e engraver