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Gilpin, William, 1724–1804

Three essays : on picturesque beauty : on picturesque travel : and on sketching landscape : with a poem on landscape painting : to these are now added two essays, giving an account of the principles and mode in which the author executed his own drawings / by William Gilpin.

Additional Title(s):

Five essays, on picturesque subjects; with a poem on landscape painting.

Third edition.
London : Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies ..., 1808.
Physical Description:
[iii]-xvi, 183, [1] p., [14] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1340 G5 1808
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Includes index.
Half t.p.: Five essays on picturesque subjects; with a poem on landscape painting.
Printed by Strahan and Preston, Printers-Street, London.
BAC: Publisher's advertisement: [1] p. at end.
Subject Terms:
Cadell, (T.) and Davies, (W.) -- Publisher.
Drawing -- Technique.
Landscape drawing.
Landscape painting.
Strahan and Preston -- Printer.
Aquatints -- 1808.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1808.
Etchings -- 1808.

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