The Painter's Data of de Piles

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Description

The subjective assessment, on a 0 to 20 integer scale, of 54 classical painters. The painters were assessed on four characteristics: composition, drawing, colour and expression. The data is due to the Eighteenth century art critic, de Piles.

Usage

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Format

The row names of the data frame are the painters. The components are:

Composition

Composition score.

Drawing

Drawing score.

Colour

Colour score.

Expression

Expression score.

School

The school to which a painter belongs, as indicated by a factor level code as follows: "A": Renaissance; "B": Mannerist; "C": Seicento; "D": Venetian; "E": Lombard; "F": Sixteenth Century; "G": Seventeenth Century; "H": French.

Source

A. J. Weekes (1986) A Genstat Primer. Edward Arnold.

M. Davenport and G. Studdert-Kennedy (1972) The statistical analysis of aesthetic judgement: an exploration. Applied Statistics 21, 324–333.

I. T. Jolliffe (1986) Principal Component Analysis. Springer.

References

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002) Modern Applied Statistics with S. Fourth edition. Springer.

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