511 p. : ill.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 479-485) and index.
- Includes original notebooks and sketchbooks in English by Joshua Reynolds with Italian translation; introduction and critical matter in Italian.
- Author's name on t.p.: Giovanna Perini Folesani.
- Bibl., bibl. refs., notes, name index.
- Incl. orig. English text (p. 191-212) by J. Reynolds (1723-1792), publ. for the first time, with Italian transl.