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Author: Fréart, Roland, sieur de Chambray, 1606-1676.
Title: An idea of the perfection of painting demonstrated from the principles of art, and by examples conformable to the observations which Pliny and Quintilian have made upon the most celebrated pieces of the antient painters, parallel'd with some works of the most famous modern painters, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Julio Romano, and N. Poussin / written in French by Roland Freart, sieur de Cambray ; and rendred English by J.E., Esquire, Fellow of the Royal Society.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2003 January (TCP phase 1)
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Print source: An idea of the perfection of painting demonstrated from the principles of art, and by examples conformable to the observations which Pliny and Quintilian have made upon the most celebrated pieces of the antient painters, parallel'd with some works of the most famous modern painters, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Julio Romano, and N. Poussin / written in French by Roland Freart, sieur de Cambray ; and rendred English by J.E., Esquire, Fellow of the Royal Society.
Fréart, Roland, sieur de Chambray, 1606-1676., Evelyn, John, 1620-1706.

In the Savoy: Printed for Henry Herringman ..., 1668.
Alternate titles: Idée de la perfection de la peinture. English
Notes:
Translation of: Idée de la perfection de la peinture.
Errata: p. [41].
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
Subject terms:
Painting -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A31652.0001.001

Contents
title page
THE PREFACE.
AN ADVERTISEMENT TO THE READER.
STAMPI, or Prints.
TRAMONTANO.
ELEVATO.
SCHIZZO.
ATTITUDO.
PELLEGRINO.
To the Illustrious HENRY HOWARD OF NORFOLK Heir-apparent to that DUKEDOM.
TO THE READER.
ERRATA
To the READER.
ADVERTISEMENT.
PREFACE.
In the BOOK:
AN IDEA of the Perfection OF PAINTING.
Of INVENTION. 1. PART.
Of PROPORTION. 2. PART.
Of COLOURING. 3. PART.
Of MOTION and EXPRESSION. 4. PART.
Of the Regular Position of Figures 5. PART.
The First Stamp. The JUDGEMENT of PARIS.
I. AXIOME.
II. AXIOME.
III. AXIOME.
IV. AXIOME.
V. AXIOME
VI. AXIOME.
The second Print. The MASSACRE of the INNOCENTS.
The Third Print. Our Lords DESCENT from the CROSSE.
Explication of Costume.
Examen Of the JUDGEMENT of MICHAEL ANGELO.
The Examen reassum'd Of the Descent of our LORD from the Cross.
The Ingenious Representation OF A Vast CYCLOP in a narrow Table, Painted by TIMANTHES.
Imitation of the same kind By JULIO ROMANO.
The First Print. The GYMNASIUM or ACADEMY of the Athe∣nian Philosophers.