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Gilpin, William, 1724–1804

Two essays : one on the author's mode of executing rough sketches : the other on the principles on which they are composed : to these are added three plates of figures by Sawrey Gilpin ... / by William Gilpin.

London : Printed for and sold by T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1804.
Physical Description:
43 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC790 G55 1804
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"These essays are introduced by an Account of the parish-school at Boldre, near Lymington, for the endowment of which the essays and drawings are sold."
[1] p. publisher's catalogue on verso of final page of text.
Printed by A. Strahan, Printer's Street, London.
BAC: Bound with: Catalogue of drawings, and books, of drawings, to be sold (on Thursday the 6th of May 1802) for the endowment of a parish-school, at Boldre, near Lymington, in Hampshire. London : T. Cadell, 1802.
Gilpin's essay first appeared in 1802 under title: Author's account of the principles on which the drawings are executed.
Barbier, C. William Gilpin, p. 172-173.
Subject Terms:
Cadell, T. -- Publisher.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Landscape drawing.
Landscape painting.
Strahan, A. -- Printer.
Drawing books.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1804.
Etchings -- 1804.
Gilpin, Sawrey, 1733-1807, engraver.

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