A treatise on ancient painting, containing observations on the rise, progress, and decline of that art amongst the Greeks and Romans; the high opinion which the great men of antiquity had of it; its connexion with poetry and philosophy; and the use that may be made of it in education: to which are added some remarks on the peculiar genius, character, and talents of Raphael, Michael Angelo, Nicholas Poussin, and other celebrated modern masters; and the commendable use they made of the exquisite remains of antiquity in painting as well as sculpture. The whole illustrated and adorned with fifty pieces of ancient painting; discovered at different times in the ruins of old Rome, accurately engraved from drawings of Camillo Paderni a Roman, lately done from the originals with great exactness and elegance

Main Author: Turnbull, George.
Other Authors: Paderni, Camillo.
Mynde, J., fl. 1740-1770
Published: London : printed for the author; and sold by A. Millar, at Buchanan's Head, over-against St. Clement's Church, in the Strand, 1740.
Physical Description: vi, v-lx, , 183, [1] p., 50, [4] l. of plates (5 double) : ill. ; 2° (46 cm).
Online Access: Available online
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