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ROUQUET, Jean André (1701--1759)
L'etat des arts, en Angleterre. Par M. Rouquet, de l'Académie Royale de peinture & de sculpture.
A Paris chez Ch. Ant. Jombert, imprimeur-libraire du Roi en son artillerie, 1755.
[10], 211, [1] p. ; 16.6 cm. (12º)

Though dated 1755 this edition was published at the end of 1754. An English translation appeared in October 1755 (ESTC t55726). Rouquet was a friend and disciple of Hogarth's, who is believed to have collaborated with him on this work as he did on Lettres de M. ***, London, 1746. See R. Paulson, Hogarth: His Life, Art, and Times (1971), II, pp. 211--14.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on second front free-endpaper John Soane/ 1805; page references noted in pencil on second rear free-endpaper.

Binding C18th mottled calf, gilt-tooled spine, maroon spine-label.

Reference Number 3206


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