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Bowles's new preceptor in drawing ... Being the close study, for a series of years, of the late Mr. Lens ... On sixty-two copper-plates, engraved by himself. Designed chiefly for young beginners ... To which is prefixed, An introduction to drawing ... Translated from the French of monsieur Gerard de Lairesse, and improved with extracts from C.A. du Fresnoy, Salmon, &c.

Published/Created:
London, Printed for and sold by Carington Bowles [ca. 1799]
Physical Description:
20 p. 62 plates on 42 leaves. 20 x 31 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 9
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Advertisement at foot of p. 20.
Plates watermarked 1799.
A new edition of a work first published in London, 1750, under title: For the curious young gentlemen and ladies ...
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Handbooks and manuals.
Drawing books.
Contributors:
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793.
Lairesse, Gérard de, 1640-1711.
Lens, Bernard, 1682-1740.
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