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Monamy and Lomazzo


The Trattato dell'Arte by Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo, 1538-1600, was englished by R[ichard] H[aydock], and published by him at Oxford in 1598. It contained:

The passage excerpted at left, in white, was quoted by Hogarth in The Analysis of Beauty, 1753. The undulating, flame-like serpentine line, within a pyramid, appears to find greater application to the prospettina of Monamy, however. See below.


National Maritime Museum


Yale Center for British Art

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Formerly Yale Center for British Art


Unknown. On art market 24 Nov 2005. See previous page


Royal Collection

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