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Chubb's drawing book, and artists' assistant : illustrated with nearly sixty well-executed copper plate engravings of the human figure.

Additional Title(s):

Drawing book

London : Printed and published by W.P. Chubb, 7, Fetter Lane, 1824.
Physical Description:
77, [3] pages, [50] leaves of plates (in various foliations) : illustrations ; 14 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC590 .C48 1824
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The text is copied liberally from other sources, especially William Enfield's The young artist's assistant.
The plates are preceded by a section title page: Elements of designing the human figure by S.L. Clerc.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in quarter red leather and red boards. Signed in manuscript multiple times by Henry Charles Kendall, 1826.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Study and teaching.
Drawing -- Technique.
Drawing books -- Specimens.
Figure drawing -- Technique.
Kendall, Henry Charles -- Autographer.
Drawing books.
Engravings -- 1824.
Etchings -- 1824.
Chubb, W. P., publisher, printer.
Le Clerc, Sébastien, 1637-1714, illustrator.
Enfield, William, 1741-1797. Young artist's assistant.

  • Introduction
  • Human figure
  • Proportions
  • Outlines
  • Painting
  • Schools
  • Principles of the art
  • Invention
  • Composition
  • Designing
  • Colouring
  • Landscape painting
  • Portrait painting
  • Colours.

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