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The portraits of the most eminent painters, and other famous artists, that have flourished in Europe. Curiously engraved on above one hundred copper plates by F. Bouttats, P. de Jode Senior, P. de Jode Junior, W. Hollar, P. Pontius, J. Vorsterman, C. Waumans, &c. from original paintings of Sir Anthony Van Dyck, Gonzalo Coques ... and other celebrated masters. To which is prefixed, an account of their lives, characters and most considerable works, in French and English. Collected from the best authors extant, and the original manuscripts.: PB 18-2005

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The portraits of the most eminent painters, and other famous artists, that have flourished in Europe. Curiously engraved on above one hundred copper plates by F. Bouttats, P. de Jode Senior, P. de Jode Junior, W. Hollar, P. Pontius, J. Vorsterman, C. Waumans, &c. from original paintings of Sir Anthony Van Dyck, Gonzalo Coques ... and other celebrated masters. To which is prefixed, an account of their lives, characters and most considerable works, in French and English. Collected from the best authors extant, and the original manuscripts.

Maker(s)

Author: Resta, Sebastiano
Illustrator: Bouttats, Frederik II
Illustrator: Jode, Pieter I de
Illustrator: Jode, Pieter II de
Illustrator: Hollar, Wenceslaus
Illustrator: Pontius, Paulus
Illustrator: Vorsterman, Johannes
Illustrator: Waumans, Coenrad
Bookseller: Payne, Olive
Bookseller: Toms, William Henry

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Description

London : Printed for and sold by Olive Payne, Bookseller, at Horace's-Head, in Round-Court in the Strand; and W.H. Toms, engraver, in Union-Court, near Hatton-Garden, Holborn. 1739

[8], 63, [1] p, [1], 102 leaves of plates : ill., ports ; 30 cm.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2005-02) by Ars Artis

Dating

Production date: AD 1739

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Illustrations

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 18-2005
Primary reference Number: 118843
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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