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Gilpin, William, 1724–1804

A practical illustration of Gilpin's day : representing the various effects on landscape scenery from morning till night, in thirty designs from nature / by the late Rev. Wm. Gilpin ... ; with instructions in, and explanation of, the improved method of colouring, and painting in water colours by John Heaviside Clark.

London : Published for the proprietors, by Priestley and Weale, No. 5, High Street, Bloomsbury, 1824.
Physical Description:
[4], vi, [34] p., [30] leaves of plates : ill. ; 39 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2240 .G55 1824+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Originally published by Edward Orme in 1811. The 1824 edition is a reissue of the plates with a new title page, published for 'the proprietors'. Cf. Bicknell.
Each plate accompanied by a letterpress page of instructions.
Printed by J. Hayes, Dartmouth Street, Westminster.
Bicknell, P. Gilpin to Ruskin, 9
Hardie, M. English coloured books, p. 119
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 146
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 110
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in contemporary marbled boards; rebacked.
Subject Terms:
Drawing books -- Specimens.
Hayes, J. -- Printer.
Landscape painting -- Technique.
Landscape painting, English -- 19th century.
Priestley and Weale -- Publisher.
Watercolor painting -- 19th century.
Watercolor painting -- Study and teaching.
Watercolor painting, English.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1824.
Drawing books -- England -- London -- 1824.
Clark, John Heaviside, ca. 1770-1863.

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