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NEW WORK ON PAINTING,
FOR THE AMATEUR, THE CONNOISSEUR, THE ARTIST, AND THE GENERAL READER.
Now ready, with a Frontispiece and Vignette, in small 8vo, pp. 336, price 68.
Painting popularly Explained:
Painting on Pottery, Porcelain, Enamel, Glass, etc.
With Historical Sketches of the Progress of the Art.
BY THOMAS JOHN GULLICK, PAINTER,
JOHN TIMBS, F.S.A.
AUTHOR OF "CURIOSITIES OF LONDON."
Literary and Artistic Opinions.
"We have seldom had occasion to notice a more useful and well-timed publication than the unpretending little manual lately put forth by Messrs. Gullick and Timbs, under this title. We can warmly recommend this modest little book, as containing, in an intelligible form, all that is necessary for general inquirers to learn. Any person of common intelligence could gather from this book a fair knowledge, not only of the nature of the mechanical processes, but of the theory and the history of art. And we are bound to say that the disquisitions, though necessarily very succinct, are accurate and judicious, and, with some exceptions, remarkable for their perspicuity. . . . The section on coloured photographs is so exceedingly judicious and instructive, that we are truly glad to welcome it. .. A treatise embracing all the subdivisions, and so carefully compiled, though not perfect in its arrangement, deserves the praise of being called a perfect compendium of the subject."-Saturday Review.
"The two authors, who are the Beaumont and Fletcher of this useful compendium, have abridged and amalgamated, within its 300 careful and full pages, epitomes of all the last half century's labours on the progress of fresco, tempera, oil-painting, mosaic, encaustic, water-colour, miniature, illuminating, and pottery, porcelain, enamel, and glass work, with historical sketches of the advance of the art, put together in a neat mosaic work of extracts."-Athenæum. "As an equally good augury [with the great success of the Arundel Society] of more extended interest in these [art] matters among the million, we may reckon, perhaps, the fact of the publication of Messrs. Gullick and Timbs's excellent and cheap manual, Painting popularly Explained. . This most useful compilation is an evidence that more and more people are anxious to acquire some practical knowledge of that art which they have learnt to appreciate and to love."-Bentley's Quarterly Review.
"A work that may be advantageously consulted. Much may be learned, even by those who fancy they do not require to be taught. from the careful perusal of this unpretending but comprehensive treatise."-Art-Journal.
"A valuable book which supplies a want. It contains a large amount of original matter agreeably conveyed; and will be found of value, as well by the young artist seeking information as by the general reader.”—Builder.
This popular Manual of the Art of Painting deserves very wide diffusion. Many young men and women will find in it valuable aid to their efforts at selfeducation. Every school library ought to contain it, and there are few private seholds in which it is not competent to win for itself, from some member, a welcome."-Examiner.
*This Work has been adopted as a Text-book in the Schools of Art at Kensington, in connection with the Science and Art Department of the hittee of Council on Education.
KENT AND CO. (LATE BOGUE), FLEET STREET.