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Title(s):

Six progressive lessons for flower painting : with letter-press directions for drawing and coloring of flowers upon botanical principles.

Additional Title(s):

Lesson for flower painting with botanic instructions

Edition:
The second edition
Published/Created:
London : Published by R. Ackermann, at his Repository of Arts, No. 101, Strand, January 1, 1802.
Physical Description:
14, [2] p., [16] leaves of plates : ill. ; 39 x 27 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7680 .S59 1802+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
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Notes:
Cover title: Lesson for flower painting with botanic instructions.
Illustrations by B. Hunter.
Printed by E. Spragg, No. 27, Bow-Street, Covent-Garden.
Plates dated September 1, 1796, through March 1, 1797.
Plates organized in three states: each pencil-line drawing is paired with two hand-colored examples. Directions for hand coloring illustrations included in each chapter.
Bridson, G. Plant, animal & anatomical illustration, C366
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original boards. Printed title label mounted on cover.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, R. -- Publisher.
Botanical illustration -- Technique.
Botanical illustration.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1802.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1802.
Flowers in art -- Technique.
Flowers in art.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Spragg, E. -- Printer.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Handbooks and manuals.
Drawing books.
Contributors:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Hunter, B., 19th cent., engraver.
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