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Creator:
Laporte, John, 1761-1839.
Title(s):

The progress of a water-coloured drawing : wherein is represented to the Learner the various gradation through which a drawing passes from the outline to its finished state : this work, consisting of fourteen tinted lessons, imitative of the original drawings which were made for the purpose of it by John Laporte ...

Published/Created:
London : Printed by James Whiting ... for ... G. Testolini ... and may be had of Mr. John Laporte ... [and 4 others], [ca. 1811].
Physical Description:
vii, [22] p., [1], 14 leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 x 33 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2430 L36 1811+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
First leaf is plate with b&w engraved advertisement for "G. Testolini, Engraver, Printseller & Frame Maker. ... Superfine watercolours ... [and other art supplies]".
Each plate is followed by [1] or 2 p. of text.
Abbey, J.R. Life 149.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy.
BAC: Watermark on British Art Center copy is dated 1810.
Contains numerous color specimens in the text.
Price two guineas at foot of t.p.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Testolini, G. -- Publisher.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Whiting, James -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Handbooks and manuals.
Drawing books.
Soft-ground etchings -- Hand-colored -- [ca. 1811].
Engravings -- [ca. 1811].
Contributors:
Laporte, John, 1761-1839, engraver.
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