Material concerning Jonathan Richardson’s Essay on the Theory of Painting

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Includes:

-letter from George Watson, St John's College, Cambridge, dated 2 February 1990, concerning Jonathan Richardson’s Essay on the Theory of Painting

-photocopy of the title page

-offprint of the article: Watson, G. (1991), Joshua Reynolds’s copy of Richardson. Review of English Studies.

Items removed from: Richardson, J. (1773). The works of Mr Jonathan Richardson, consisting of : I. The theory of painting : II. Essay on the art of criticism so far as it relates to painting : III. The science of a connoisseur. London: Printed for T Davies, in Russel-Street, Covent Garden [Available in the Paul Mellon Centre Library, see URL below]

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