Translation by William Hogarth from Watelet's L'Art de peindre, between 1761 and 1764 | Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Title supplied by cataloger.
Layout:Â Holograph on both sides of a folio sheet with numerous deletions and changes.
Script:Â Handwriting of William Hogarth.
Origin:Â "... the first paragraph ... is actually an excerpt from an anonymous critical essay on atelet in the form of a letter that was included as a supplement to the Amsterdam edition [of Watelet's L'art de peindre]. In sum, the entire holograph turns out to be nothing more than a literal translation from the Amsterdam edition of Watelet ..."--Dussinger, John. "William Hogarth's translation of Watelet on 'Grace'." Burlington Magazine, v. 126, no. 980 (Nov. 1984).
Provenance: Purchased from Stonehill, 2 October 1980.
Formerly part of the Robert Wentworth Rogers Collection of Eighteenth-century English Literature (UIUC Library).
Former shelfmark: MS Q. 701 H67d.
Former shelfmark: Q. 844W29 Oa 1761 apx.
Dussinger, John. William Hogarth's Translation of Watelet on Grace. Chicago: Signature Press, 1983.
Dussinger, John. "William Hogarth's translation of Watelet on 'Grace.'" In Burlington Magazine, v. 126, no. 980 (Nov. 1984), p. , 691-694.
Formerly cataloged under the title: Nature of grace : a translation of the chapter and commentary on grace from the Amsterdam edition of Watelet's L'Art de peindre.