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TRAITE DES PRINCIPES ET DES REGLES DE LA PEINTURE PAR M. J.-E. LIOTARD, PEINTRE, CITOYEN DE GENEVE (Treaty on the Principles and Rules of Painting by J.-E. Liotard, Painter, Citizen of Geneva). Editions Notari, Geneva, 2007. 102 pp. with 24 ills. (17 col.). 23 x 17 cm. ISBN 9782970053224 In French.
Originally published by Swiss painter and printmaker Jean-Etienne Liotard in 1781, at the age of 79, this treaty has only been republished once before in 1945. This new edition is illustrated with partial reproductions of relevant paintings and pastels held by the Musee d'art et d'histoire de Geneve, as well as with reproductions of prints intended by Liotard to accompany the first edition of this work. Front cover of volume shows crease at bottom right-hand corner. Book is otherwise in very good condition.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Switzerland — 1600-1800 — Painting, Criticism/Theory
Plans: 99,44
Worldwide Number: 403280
Hardcover $30.00    

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