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Bowles, Carington, 1724–1793

Bowles's art of painting in water-colours : exemplified in landscapes, flowers, &c. : together with instructions for painting on glass and in crayons : explained in a full and familiar manner : with particular directions for preparing the colours agreeable to the practice of the most eminent masters / by the author of Bowles's artist's assistant.

Additional Title(s):

Art of painting in water-colours.

Ninth edition : corrected and greatly improved with additions.
London : Printed for and sold by the proprietor Carington Bowles, at his Map and Print Warehouse, No. 69, St. Paul's Churchyard, 1787.
Physical Description:
[i]-iv, [5-7], 8-80 p. ; 20 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2420 B68 1787
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Authorship of The Artist's assistant is ascribed to Carington Bowles.
First published as: 'The whole art of painting in water-colours'.
English short title catalogue, T224259
Another ninth edition issued in 1788 by Robert Sayer.
BAC: Date of publication partially erased, then written in pencil on t.p.
BAC: In original marbled wrappers, as issued. Label mounted on cover: Bowless's art of painting in water colours.
BAC: Publisher's advertisements: p. [vii] and p. 74-80.
Subject Terms:
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793 -- Publisher.
Taylor, Frances -- Autograph, October 24, 1804.
Watercolor painting -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Watercolor painting -- Technique -- Early works to 1800.

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