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A Compendious Drawing-Book

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Winged fame sits above the title of this book which reads: 'A Compendious Drawing-Book. Composed by Alexander Browne Limner. Collected from the Drawings of ye most Celebrated Painters in Europe, Engraven (with Addition) on Forty Copper-plates, by Arnold de Jode, And others the Best Artists, Published for ye Use of the Ingenious Practitioners in the Art of Symmetry'. Two figures in the bottom half represent Parrhasius and Zeuxis at the conclusion of their painting competition.


Ingenuity: Ingegno, Ingenuity: Cunning, Painting, Drawing, Symmetry, Parrhasius, Zeuxis

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The British Library, via EEBO

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