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British miniaturists

Long, Basil S.

British miniaturists

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Published by Holland P. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Miniature painting, British.,
    • Painters -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Basil S. Long.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND1337.G7 L6 1966
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxiii, 475 p.
      Number of Pages475
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5588705M
      LC Control Number67109455
      OCLC/WorldCa1699827

      This early technique was adopted by painters and artists trained to illustrate hand-written books. Plumbago: Towards the end of the 17th century a new form of miniature emerged — the plumbago. Introduced to England by David Loggan () in , this monochrome portrait was created using graphite on parchment or vellum. Miniature definition is - a copy on a much reduced scale. How to use miniature in a sentence. How miniature Came to Mean What It Does Synonym Discussion of miniature.


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