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Creator:
Brown, G.
Title:
A new treatise on flower painting, or, Every lady her own drawing master: containing the most familiar and easy instructions; with directions how to mix the various tints, and obtain a complete knowledge of drawing flowers with taste, by practice alone. By G. Brown.
Edition:
3d ed., corr. and enl.
Published/Created:
London, Printed for the author, and published by G. Riley, 1799-1803.
Physical Description:
5 pts. in 1 v. plates (part. col.) 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2300 B83 1799+ Oversize
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Reference Library
Film B87
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Imperfect: plate to follow p. 10 and pt. 5 wanting.
BAC : Text printed by T. Rickaby or T. Bensley; some plates printed for the author by J. White.
BAC : Some plates by Sansom, after the author.
BAC: Microfilm of copy held by the Victoria & Albert Museum available (Bac,ref)
Parts 3-5 have individual t.-p.'s.
The edition statement appears only on the t.-p. for pt. 1.
Plates I-IV are duplicated (colored and uncolored), and plates V-VIII are triplicated (colored, shaded, and uncolored)
Plagiarized by George Brookshaw in his book of the same name, 1816.--Cf. Henrey, Blanche. British botanical and horticultural literature before 1800. London, 1975, p. 595-8.
Subject Terms:
Flowers in art -- Study and teaching.
Watercolor painting.
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