Turnbull, George.. 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 /. by George Turnbull .. London 1740.

Roma, Rom (Metropolitanstadt), Rom

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Title:
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 /. by George Turnbull ....
Place of publication:
London
Publisher:
printed for the author; and sold by A. Millar, at Buchanan's Head, over-against St. Clement's Church, in the Strand.
Date of publication:
1740.
Physical description
vi, v-lx, , 183, [1] p., 50, [4] l. of plates (5 double) : ill. ; 2° (46 cm).
Number of notes:
Type: italic, roman and greek.
T.p. printed in red and black.
Plates drawn by Camillo Paderni and engraved by J. Mynde.
Signature: π3 a-i2 B-3A2
Fasc. 2Z has no signature.
History of ownership
Plate II is missing. On front board paper handwritten note: "fehlt Taf. 2 - 5.5.1975". Spine title: Turnbull Ancient painting" On verso of t.p. and on verso of plates: stamp with indication "Archaeogisches Institut des Deutschen Reiches Zweiganstalt in Rom" and the eagle symbol. On l. D2r (p.11): stamp with indication "I.A.G.R."
Personal names:
Paderni, Camillo.. Mynde, J..
Number of pages:
347

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Rom (Metropolitanstadt), Ancient place name: Roma, Italien, IT, Rom
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