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Creator:
Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby), 1808-1889, author.
Title(s):

The American drawing-book : a manual for the amateur, and basis of study for the professional artist : especially adapted to the use of public and private schools, as well as home instruction / by J.G. Chapman.

Additional Title(s):

Chapman's American drawing-book

Published/Created:
New York : J.S. Redfield, 1847.
Physical Description:
168 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC660 .C43 1847+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Introduction and chapters 1-4 later published in London, under title: The elements of art.
"Stereotyped by Redfield & Savage, 13 Chambers Street, N.Y. C.A. Alvord, printer, cor. of John and Dutch Sts."--Title page verso.
Cover title: Chapman's American drawing-book.
With numerous wood-engraved illustrations throughout.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's (?) gilt- and blind-stamped brown cloth. Autographed, in graphite: Denslow.
Subject Terms:
Denslow -- Autograph.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Study and teaching.
Drawing -- Technique.
Painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Painting -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Wood engravings -- 1847.
Contributors:
Redfield, Justus Starr, 1810-1888, publisher.
Redfield & Savage, stereotyper.
Alvord, Corydon A., approximately 1812-1874, printer.
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