London: Goupil, 1906. Hardbound. Red buckram, gilt lettering. 90 pp. text followed by 2 color, 100 bw illus. Internally VG, ex museum library with a few stamps, not bad, contents tight and very fresh. Item #10324
Includes a 33-page essay on the status of the English portrait painter in the 18th century, biographies of 17 artists, list of portraits (alphabetical by subject), index of illustrations (by artist), and the high-quality fascimile plates from mezzotint engravings, original paintings, and others. Artists featured: Sir Godfrey Kneller, Michael Dahl, Jonathan Richardson, Charles Jervas, William Aikman, Joseph Highmore, William Hogarth, George Knapton, Francis Hayman, Thomas Hudson, William Hoare, Thomas Frye, Allan Ramsay, Nathaniel Hone, Francis Cotes, Francesco Bartolozzi, and Sir Joshua Reynolds. #021/400 copies.
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