Peacham, Henry

Peacham, Henry,

1576?–1643?, English author, b. Hertfordshire, educated at Cambridge. The Compleat Gentleman (1622), his best-known work, offers his formula for the ideal Englishman. Among his other writings is a treatise on art, The Gentleman's Exercise (1607).
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Peacham, Henry. The Art Of Drawing With The Pen, And Limming in Water Colours, More Exactlie Then Heretofore Taught and enlarged with the true manner of Painting upon glasse, the order of making your furnace, Annealing, &c.