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RICHARDSON, Jonathan, Two Discourses. I. An Essay on the whole Art of Criticism as it relates to Painting. Shewing how to judge I. Of the Goodness of a Picture ; II. Of the Hand of the Master ; and III. Whether ‘tis an Original, or a Copy. II. An Argument in behalf of the Science of a Connoisseur ; Wherein is shewn the Dignity, Certainty, Pleasure, and Advantage of it. Both by Mr. Richardson, London, W. Churchill, 1719.1 quotations
A like Degree of Evidence we have for the Works of those who have been great Mannerists [ndr : pour reconnaître leur manière] ; and of whom we have many Pictures, or Drawings. ‘Tis true a tolerable Copy of One of these Masters may at first Sight be taken for an Original, as an Imitation may be thought to be Genuine ; but ‘tis very rarely found that the difference is not plainly discovered with a little Attention ; Generally ‘tis seen Immediately, and Incontestably.