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PASQUIN, Anthony (1761--1818)
A critical guide to the exhibition of the Royal Academy, for 1796; in which all the works of merit are examined; the portraits correctly named; and the places of the various landscapes: being an attempt to ascertain truth, and improve the taste of the realm. By Anthony Pasquin, Esq.
London: printed for H.D. Symonds; P. M'Queen; and T. Bellamy, [1796].
32 p. ; 20.8 cm. (8º)

The pen-name of 'Anthony Pasquin' was adopted in 1786 by the artist and writer, John Williams (1754--1818). A guide to the Royal Academy's twenty-eighth exhibition which opened on 25 April 1796. ESTC t9546.

Copy Notes Bound first with the same author's A critical guide to the present exhibition at the Royal Academy, for 1797 (q.v.).

Binding Later C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, blind triple-rule borders, gilt-ruled and blind-dotted spine direct-lettered 'Pamphlets. Fine Arts. 1796-7.', numbered '41' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 2968


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