Batman vppon Bartholome his booke De proprietatibus rerum, newly corrected, enlarged and amended: with such additions as are requisite, vnto euery seuerall booke: taken foorth of the most approued authors, the like heretofore not translated in English. Profitable for all estates, as well for the benefite of the mind as the bodie. 1582.
Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, 13th cent., Trevisa, John, d. 1402., Batman, Stephen, d. 1584.

THey that dye woll and cloth be cal∣led Dyars, as Isid. sayeth: & he that pictureth Images and likenes of things is called a Paynter. A picture is called Pictura, as it were Pictura, seyning.

The Image is sayued, and is not sooth∣ness, and to called Focata, and hath that meane of a certaine 〈…〉 colour that is layde thereon. And some pictures passe in colour, an quantitie and in shape, very doores: and sometime 〈…〉 to 〈…〉 hey bring forth lea∣sings as he doth that painteth C••mera with three 〈…〉, such a 〈…〉

The 〈…〉 found first Paynting ans •••dow was purtrayad and •••ed, and dra••on with braughes & with lines & often painted with simple colours, and after 〈…〉 with diuers cou∣lours, so that ra•• increased and found ••ght, and 〈…〉 colours: and labour••• the manner of paynting of shadowes of men

And now Payof as a draw ••• lyke∣nesse and lynes of the Image that shall colours, and holdeth the order of 〈…〉, as Isi•••• sayth lib. ••. cap. 〈…〉

*st many be painted, as 〈…〉 on ••tted 〈…〉 is set is gaye cou∣lours: so lyke 〈…〉 vpon 〈…〉 gorgeous cloathing. But if mann eye first saw un•••• be seeth others, he would be ashamed of that so 〈…〉 which he reproneth in others.)