John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute

Born: 1713
Died: 1792
Biography
Prime Minister, 1762-3; landowner; supporter of intellectuals and writers.
 
Works of Art: 0
Books: 6
Archives: 2
An Essay On The Necessity and Form Of A Royal Academy For Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. - [Epigraph from Cicero]   - London: 1764. [Price One Shilling.]   
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Chambers, William, R.A.   A Treatise On Civil Architecture, In Which The Principles of that Art are laid down, and Illustrated by a great Number of Plates, Accurately Designed, and Elegantly Engraved by the best Hands. By William Chambers, Member of the Imperial Academy of Arts in Florence, and Architect toTheir Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and Princess Dowager of Wales. - - London [1759]   
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Strange, Robert   An Inquiry Into The Rise and Establishment Of The Royal Academy of Arts. To Which Is Prefixed, A Letter to the Earl of Bute. By Robert Strange, Member of the Royal Academy of Painting at Paris, of the Academies of Rome, Florence, Bologna; Professor of the Royal Academy at Parma, &c. - London: [1775]   
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Ariosto, Lodovico   Orlando Furioso Di M. Lodovico Ariosto Tomo I. (-IV.) - In Venezia [1772]   
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Kirby, Joshua   Dr. Brook Taylor's Method Of Perspective Made Easy; Both in Theory and Practice: In Two Books. Being An Attempt to make the Art of Perspective easy and familiar; To adapt it entirely to the Arts of Design; And To make it an Entertaining Study to any Gentleman who shall chuse so polite an Amusement. By Joshua Kirby, Designer In Perspective To Their Majesties. And Fellow of the Royal and Antiquarian Societies. Illustrated With Many Copper-Plates, Correctly Engraved under the Author's Inspection. The Third Edition, with several Additions and Improvements. ... Book I. - London: [1768]   
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Chambers, William, R.A.   A Treatise On Civil Architecture, In Which The Principles of that Art are laid down, And Illustrated by a great Number of Plates, Accurately Designed, and Elegantly Engraved by the best Hands. By William Chambers, Member of the Imperial Academy of Arts in Florence, of the Royal Academy of Architecture in Paris, and of the Society of Sciences in Stockholm, Architect to the King, the Queen, and Her Royal Highness the Princess Dowager of Wales. The Second Edition. - London: [1768]   
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CHA/1/5    Robert Wood, Cleveland Row, to William Chambers, near the Seven Stars, Branford Butts    22 Aug 175[7]    Item   
HU/1/75    Ozias Humphry, Bath, to William Humphry, Hontin, Devon    16 Jan 1764    Item