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Title(s):

The student's treasure : a new drawing book, consisting in a variety of etchings and engravings executed by Irish artists, after the following great masters, viz : Angelica, Cipriani, Bartolozzi, Wheatly, Vivaries, West, Bertrand, Rowlandson, Stubbs, Zucchi, Mortimer, Howit, Gilray, Boucher, Gainsborough, &c. &c.

Published/Created:
Dublin [Ireland] : Printed and published for William Allen, map and print seller No. 32, New-Buildings, Dame-Street, MDCCLXXXIX [1789].
Physical Description:
8, [2] p., [19] leaves of plates : ill. ; 38 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC660 .S78 1789+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engraved vignette on t.p.
"A descriptive sketch. The following lines, taken from the manuscript by Mr. W. P. Carey, (in a collection of his poems now preparing for the Press) are so applicable to our subject and do so much credit to his judgment as an artist, and abilities as a poet, that the publisher is happy in having it in his power to give this extract"-P. [1]-[2].
Final plate possibly not part of work as originally issued.
ESTC N39964
Subject Terms:
Allen, William. -- Publisher.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Engraving, Irish -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1789.
Contributors:
Carey, William, 1759-1839.
Kauffmann, Angelica, 1741-1807.
Cipriani, Giovanni Battista, 1727-1785
Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815
Wheatley, Francis, 1747-1801
Vivarès, Thomas, approximately 1735-approximately 1810.
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820
Bertrand, François, 1756-1805
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827
Stubbs, George, 1724-1806
Zucchi, Antonio, 1726-1796
Mortimer, John Hamilton, 1740-1779
Howitt, Samuel, 1765?-1822
Gillray, James, 1756-1815
Boucher, François, 1703-1770
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788
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