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Creator:
Clark, John Heaviside, ca. 1770-1863.
Title:
A series of practical instructions in landscape painting in water colours : containing directions for sketching from nature, and the application of perspective, progressive lessons in drawing from the tinted sketch to the finished subject, and examples of the introduction of figures, architectural subjects, particular effects, &c. as connected with landscape scenery / by John Clark ; illustrated by fifty-five views from nature, descriptive objects, &c. mounted in imitation of drawings.
Alternate Title(s):
Clark on landscape painting
Published/Created:
London : Printed for Samuel Leigh, 1827.
Physical Description:
4 pt. : col. ill. ; 41 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 58 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 58 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.


Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 58 Copy 3
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Originally Issued in 4 parts. Each part bound separately in brown paper wrappers with aquatint title label on the cover. Engravings to each part are loose in blue paper wrappers.
Printed by S. and R. Bentley.
With 55 engraved plates, including numerous aquatints.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 112
Gilpin to Ruskin, 62
BAC: British Art Center has three copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. The letterpress is bound in original brown paper wrappers, with aquatint title labels on front covers. The plates are loose, in blue paper wrappers, one portfolio per part. Gathered in a green half roan portfolio, with gilt-stamped leather title label on front cover; with silk ties. Hand-colored aquatint of 'Kensington Palace' affixed to the inside of the front cover.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 also bound in original brown paper wrappers, with aquatint title labels on front covers. The plates are loose, in blue paper wrappers, one portfolio per part. Gathered in a faux-book green morocco case, the interior lid of which bears the hand--colored aquatint of Kensington Palace.
BAC: British Art Center copy 3 incomplete; lacks 42 plates. Bound in original brown paper wrappers, with aquatint title labels on front covers. The plates are loose, in blue paper wrappers, one portfolio per part. With publisher's advertisements bound in.
Subject Terms:
Drawing books -- Specimens.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Landscape painting, English -- 19th century.
Leigh, Samuel -- Publisher.
Painting -- Technique.
S. and R. Bentley -- Printer .
Watercolor painting, English -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Aquatints -- 1827
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1827
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