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Creator:
Cox, David, 1783-1859.
Title(s):

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.

Edition:
Fourth edition.
Published/Created:
London : T. Clay, 1820.
Physical Description:
30 p., [13] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm. x 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2420 C68 1820+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2420 C68 1820+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
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.
Form/Genre:
Handbooks and manuals.
Drawing books.
Aquatints -- 1820.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1820.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1820.
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