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Cooke, George, 1781–1834

Animals after the first masters : for examples in drawing / by George Cooke.

London : Moon, Boys and Graves, 1829
Physical Description:
[30] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC780 .C66 1829+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Illustrations by George Cooke; after Karel Dujardin, Dirck Stoop, Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, Heinrich Wilhelm Schweickhardt, Paulus Potter, Nicolaas Pietersz Berchem, Jacob Gerritsz Cuyp, Adrian van de Velde, Jean-Jacques de Boissieu.
Etched throughout.
Cover title.
Imprint information from plates: Engraved under the superintendence of George Cooke. London, Published July 1, 1829, by Moon, Boys & Graves, 6 Pall Mall.
NSTC, 2C35706
Bridson, D452
BAC: Original yellow wrappers.
BAC: Label mounted on cover: Animals after the first masters for examples in drawing / by George Cooke. Thirty plates. Price two guineas and a half.
Subject Terms:
Animals in art
Drawing books -- Specimens
Du Vernet, Georges -- Pres. insc. from Thomas Penrose, 1850.
Moon, Boys & Graves -- Publisher.
Penrose, Thomas -- Pres. insc. to Georges Du Vernet, 1850.
Zoological illustration
Etchings -- 1829.
Cooke, George, 1781-1834 ill.
Dujardin, Karel, 1622-1678 ill.
Stoop, Dirck, ca. 1618-1686 ill.
Dietrich, Christian Wilhelm Ernst, 1712-1774 ill.
Schweickhardt, Heinrich Wilhelm, 1746-1797 ill.
Potter, Paulus, 1625-1654 ill.
Berchem, Nicolaas Pietersz, 1620-1683 ill.
Cuyp, Jacob Gerritsz., 1594-1652 ill.
Velde, Adriaen van de, 1636-1672 ill.
Boissieu, Jean-Jacques de, 1736-1810 ill.

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