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Creator:
Cooke, George, 1781-1834, engraver, publisher.
Title(s):

[Domestic animals from the most esteemed Masters].

Published/Created:
[London] : Engraved & published by George Cooke, 1815.
Physical Description:
20 prints in 1 volume : etchings ; volume 29 x 21 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC780 .C66 1815+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
Issued without text or title page.
Each plate accompanied by original tissue guard.
Imprint from the foot of each plate.
Etchings in this set were republished, with 10 additional etchings, as: Animals after the first masters : for examples in drawing / by George Cooke (London: Moon, Boys and Graves, 1829).
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary reverse calf with blind-stamped borders and central panel. Armorial bookplate: Thomas B.C. West.
Twenty etchings of livestock after 17th- and 18th-century Dutch artists, including Nicolaas Pietersz Berchem, Aelbert Cuyp, Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, Karel Dujardin, Aert van der Neer, Paulus Potter, Heinrich Wilhelm Schweickhardt, and Dirck Stoop.
Subject Terms:
Animals in art.
Drawing books -- Specimens.
West, Thomas B. C. -- Bookplate.
Zoological illustration -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Etchings -- 1815.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Berchem, Nicolaas Pietersz, 1620-1683, illustrator.
Cuyp, Aelbert, 1620-1691, illustrator.
Dietrich, Christian Wilhelm Ernst, 1712-1774, illustrator.
Dujardin, Karel, 1622-1678, illustrator.
Neer, Aert van der, 1603 or 1604-1677, illustrator.
Potter, Paulus, 1625-1654, illustrator.
Schweickhardt, Heinrich Wilhelm, 1746-1797, illustrator.
Stoop, Dirck, approximately 1618-1686, illustrator.
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