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In five biographical sketches of varying length, painters and artists as well as schools of painterly taste, are explored through means of fictitious and historical characters and places.

Biographical memoirs of extraordinary painters: exhibiting not only sketches of their principal works and professional characters; but a variety of romantic adventures and original anecdotesJ. Robson.

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The work consists of five imaginary memoirs by William Beckford, entitled, 'Aldrovandus Magnus', 'Andrew Guelph, And Og of Basan, Disciples of Aldrovandus Magnus', 'Sucrewasser of Vienna', 'Blunderbussiana' and 'Watersouchy'. These painters are described as living in Europe at periods between the late 15th and late 17th centuries.

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