Lot 9 of 364:
Burnet's Practical Hints on Composition 1822  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Practical Hints on Composition in Painting. Illustrated by Examples from the great Masters of the Italian, Flemish and Dutch Schools.
Author:
Burnet, John
Place:
London
Publisher:
W. H. Carpenter
Date:
1822
Description:

[4], 22 pp. Illustrated with 9 plates, with a total of 38 figures. (4to) 29x22 cm (11½x8½"), original boards. First Edition.

The first of Burnet's series of 'Hints' which covers composition, light and shade, and color. Scarce. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wear and soiling to boards with rubbing to extremities; hinges reinforced with cloth tape, abraded area to front pastedown, toning and some foxing; about very good.
 
Item number:
294480
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