¶ Cennini — Treatise on painting (1844)

April 16, 2014

19th cent.

Cennini, Cennino. A treatise on painting, written by Cennino Cennini in the year 1437, and first published in Italian in 1821, with an introduction and notes, by Signor Tambroni, containing practical directions for painting in fresco, secco, oil, and distemper, with the art of gilding and illuminating manuscripts, adopted by the Old Italian masters. Trans. Mary P. Merrifield. London: Edward Lumley, 1844.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 636 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 5s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 388.

Digital versions: HathiTrust.

Sotheby 1898:


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