A series of progressive lessons : intended to elucidate the art of landscape painting in water colours : with introductory illustrations on perspective.
- Additional Title(s):
Painting in water colours.
- Fourth edition.
- London : T. Clay, 1820.
- Physical Description:
- 30 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm. x 28 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Bicknell, Peter. Gilpin to Ruskin. London, 1988. 16.
BAC: Bound in original marbled boards, as issued.
Cover title: Painting in water colours.
First published in 1811, Cox's name did not appear in the book until the fifth edition in 1823. Cf. Bicknell.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies.
Printed by J. Hill, 32, Water Lane, Black-friars.
Some plates are dated 1816. Twelve pages of remarks on perspective replace 'Explanation of the Plate on Perspective', present in the 1816 edition, and three plates of diagrams are added.
- Subject Terms:
- Clay, Thomas -- Publisher.Hill, J. -- Printer.Landscape painting -- Technique.Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.Watercolor painting -- Technique.
- Handbooks and manuals.
Aquatints -- 1820.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1820.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1820.
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