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Creator:
Wells, William Frederick, 1762-1836, creator.
Title:
A new and compendious treatise of anatomy and proportions of the human figure : adapted to the arts of designing, painting, and sculpture : illustrated with copper-plates : designed principally for the information of such ladies as practise the above arts : and absolutely necessary to all students, who wish to acquire correctness in the outline of the human figure / by W.F. Wells.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for the author; and sold by Hookham and Carpenter, Bond Street, 1796.
[London] : Typis S. Gosnell, [1796]
Physical Description:
[4], 19, [1] page, [6] leaves of plates : illlustrations ; 28 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC760 .W45 1796+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
ESTC, T101921
Röhrl, B. History and bibliography of artistic anatomy, p. 467
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original black quarter roan and ochre paper-covered boards.
Errata: [1] page at end.
Subject Terms:
Anatomy, Artistic -- Early works to 1800.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Figure drawing.
Human anatomy -- Early works to 1800.
Human figure in art.
Women -- Education -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Handbooks and manuals.
Drawing books.
Stipple engravings -- 1796.
Contributors:
Gosnell, Samuel, printer.
Hookham and Carpenter (London, England), publisher.
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