A General Dictionary of Painters...A New Edition, revised and corrected throughout, with numerous Additions, particularly of the most distinguished Artists of the British School (by Richard Alfred Davenport).


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Place Published: London
Publisher: Tegg
Date Published: 1829

Description: 2 vols., 8vo, contemporary calf (rubbed), black leather spine labels. London: Thomas Tegg, 1829. Very good.

Comments: First published in 1770, "this useful work, the first of its kind in England, embraced about 1400 artists, and continued a standard book until the appearance, 1813-16, of Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers which was to a certain extent based upon it." DNB XV 1185. Lowndes III 1866.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 80187

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By This Author: PILKINGTON, Matthew.
By This Publisher: Tegg
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