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).
Place Published: London
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(+)
Book ID: 80187