An historical and chronological series of the most eminent painters. Containing, in a concise manner, the time of their birth, death, and When they Flourished. Together with their age, country, Places of Residence, Masters, Excellencies, and Principal Works. Chiefly collected from a manuscript of the late famous Father Resta
London: Joseph Duke, 1739. Quarto. (9 1/4 x 7 1/8 inches). 18pp.
Padre Sebastiano Resta (1635-1714) was among the most eminent collectors and critics of Italian art. This pamphlet is a list of painters from the early Renaissance to the early 18th century, and includes Northern artists as well as many Italians. ESTC N17670