A series of progressive lessons, intended to elucidate the art of landscape painting in water colours.
- Additional Title(s):
Painting in water colours.
- London : T. Clay, 1811.
- Physical Description:
- 30 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 x 27 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsND2420 C68 1811+ Copy 1 OversizeAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
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- Plates show five views treated progressively and is probably the earliest drawing book to show hand-coloured samples of colour in the text. Cox's name does not appear in the book until the fifth edition in 1823. Cf. Bicknell.
Bicknell, Peter. Gilpin to Ruskin. London, 1988. 13.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 in original boards, as issued. Cover title: Painting in water colours. Copy 2 in original boards. Label mounted inside front cover for Thomas Clay. Two plates disbound, laid in.
Printed by J. Hayes, Dartmouth Street, Westminster.
- Subject Terms:
- Clay, Thomas -- Publisher.Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.Drawing -- Technique.Hayes, J. -- Printer.Landscape painting -- Technique.Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.Watercolor painting -- Technique.
- Handbooks and manuals.
Aquatints -- 1811.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1811.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1811.
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Cox, David, 1783-1859, A series of progressive lessons, intended to elucidate the art of landscape painting in water colours, 1811
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