Title: The art of painting according to the theory and practise of the best Italian, French, and Germane masters. Treating of the antiquity of painting. The reputation it always had. The characters of several masters. Proportion. Action and passion. The effects of light. Perspective. Draught. Colouring. Ordonnance. Far more compleat and compendious then hath yet been publisht by any, antient or modern. The second edition. By M.S. gent.
Author: [Smith, Marshall, fl. 1693].
Publication info: London : printed by M.B. for the author, and are to be sold by R. Bently, in Russel-street, Covent-Garden, and J. Hancock, in Castle Ally by the Royal-Exchange. Price 2s. 6d., 1693.
subject: [Painting -- Technique -- Early works to 1800]
Title: A very proper treatise, wherein is breefely set forth the art of limming whiche teacheth the order in drawing & tracing of letters, vinets, flowers, armes, and imagery, and the maner how to make sundrye syses or groundes to lay siluer or golde vpon, and how siluer or golde shall be layed or limmed vpon the syse, and the waye to temper golde and siluer and other mettals and diuerse kyndes of colours to write or to limme withall vppon velym, parchment or paper, and how to lay them vppon the worke which thou entendest to make, and how to vernishe it when thou hast done, with diuerse other thinges verye meete and necessary to be knowne to all such gentlemen, and other persons as do delight in limming, paynting, or in tricking of armes in their coulors, and therfore a worke very meete to be adioyned to the bookes of armes.
Publication info: Imprinted at London : By Thomas Purfoote, the assigne of Richard Tottill, 1583.