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Francia, François-Thomas-Louis, 1772–1839
A selection from the drawings and studies in land and seascape of British artists : imitated from the originals / by Louis Francia, and others.
Additional Title(s):
Studies of landscapes
London : Published by H. Berthould, 28, Soho Square. Printed by Nathaniel Bliss, 1820.
Physical Description:
[2] p., [59] leaves : chiefly ill. ; 39 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC800 .F736 1820+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Added engraved t.p. from the 1810 edition: Studies of landscapes by T. Gainsborough, J. Hoppner R.A., T. Girtin, Wm. Owen R.A., A. Callcot, A.S. Owen, J. Varley, J.S. Hayward, and L. Francia. Imitated from the originals by L. Francia, 1810.
Freely drawn after landscapes by Gainsborough and others, most unsigned and without captions. Apparently issued with varying numbers of plates.
Engraved throughout. Illustrations are mounted on colored papers.
Earlier issue in 1810 with 37 soft-ground etchings and 1 colored aquatint under title: Studies of landscapes.
At head of title: Liber variorium.
BAC: Plates unnumbered. Illustrations engraved variously on blue, brown, or white paper in various sizes, mounted on heavier paper.
Subject Terms:
Berthould, H. -- Publisher.
Bliss, Nathaniel -- Printer.
Imitation in art.
Landscape drawing -- Technique.
Pictures -- Copying.
Drawing books.
Aquatints -- 1820.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1820.
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788, ill.
Hoppner, John, 1758-1810, ill.
Girtin, Thomas, 1775-1802, ill.
Owen, William, 1769-1825, ill.
Callcott, Augustus Wall, 1779-1844, ill.
Owen, Samuel, 1768-1857, ill.
Varley, John, 1778-1842, ill.
Hayward, John Samuel, 1778-1822, ill.
Francia, François-Thomas-Louis, 1772-1839, engraver.

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