Anecdotes of Painting in England

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A work by Horace Walpole (1762–5, 3 vols) based on manuscript notebooks of the celebrated engraver George Vertue. The work surveys English art from medieval times to Walpole's own, and is a reflection of Walpole's developing aesthetic taste.

Subjects: Literature.

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Lord Orford Horace Walpole (1717—1797) author, politician, and patron of the arts