Treatise on painting.
Written by cennino cennini in the year 1437; and first published in Italian in 1821, with and introduction and notes by signor Tambroni: contamino practical directions for painting in fresco, secco, oil and distemper, wth the art of gilding and illuminatiing manuscripts adopted by the Old Italian masters
" Of all the modes of painting used by the masters of these times, as well as by those who succeeded them, Cennino has composed the most complete treatise that has ever been written." Tambroni.
Translated by Mrs Merrifield.
With an introductory preface, copious notes, and illustrations in outline from celebrated pictures.
London: Edward Lumley, 56 Chancery Lane
[FA 3107.3.2 HARVARD FINE ARTS LIBRARY NOV 12 1976]
To Lady Folley
Is, with her ladyship's permission, most respectfully dedicated, by her ladyship's obliged and obedient servant, Mary Philadeplhia Merrifield.