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Lot 0009
Author: Burnet, John
Title: Practical Hints on Composition in Painting. Illustrated by Examples from the great Masters of the Italian, Flemish and Dutch Schools.
Place Published: London
Publisher:W. H. Carpenter
Date Published: 1822

[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.


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.

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Burnet's Practical Hints on Composition 1822

Estimate $200 - $300Jun 28, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA