Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo, A Tracte Containing the Artes of Curious Paintinge, Caruinge & Buildinge, translated by Richard Haydocke

Edited by Alexander Marr

Tudor and Stuart Translations 14

Modern Humanities Research Association

  2020-21

ISBN: 978-1-907322-45-7 (paperback)  •  RRP £16.50, $27.50, €19.50

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Richard Haydocke's 1598 translation of the first five books of Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo's Trattato dell'arte della pittura (1584) was the first treatise on painting published in English. Haydocke's translation stands as a milestone in the history of art and intellectual culture in England.

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Marr, Alexander (ed.), Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo, A Tracte Containing the Artes of Curious Paintinge, Caruinge & Buildinge, translated by Richard Haydocke, Tudor and Stuart Translations, 14 (Cambridge: MHRA, 3000)

First footnote reference: 35 Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo, A Tracte Containing the Artes of Curious Paintinge, Caruinge & Buildinge, translated by Richard Haydocke, ed. by Alexander Marr, Tudor and Stuart Translations, 14 (Cambridge: MHRA, 3000), p. 21.

Subsequent footnote reference: 37 Marr, p. 47.

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Bibliography entry:

Marr, Alexander (ed.). 3000. Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo, A Tracte Containing the Artes of Curious Paintinge, Caruinge & Buildinge, translated by Richard Haydocke, Tudor and Stuart Translations, 14 (Cambridge: MHRA)

Example citation: ‘A quotation occurring on page 21 of this work’ (Marr 3000: 21).

Example footnote reference: 35 Marr 3000: 21.

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