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Creator:
Laporte, John, 1761-1839.
Title:
The progress of a water-coloured drawing : wherein is represented to the reader the various gradation through which a drawing passes : from the outline to the finished state : the intention of this little work is to enable young people, where an eminent Master cannot be had, to cultivate the delightful art of drawing in colours with system and advantage.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for the author, by E. Spragg, No. 37, Bow-Street, Covent-Garden ..., [ca. 1807?].
Physical Description:
vii, [22] p., [14] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. x 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2430 L36 1807+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2430 L36 1807+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2430 L36 1807+ Copy 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: British Art Center has three copies. Copy 1 contains two watermarks: 1807 and 1804. Plates (23 x 30 cm.) are interleaved with text (17 x 23 cm.) For more information on this issue, see object file. Copy 2 and 3 (17 x 23 cm.) are in original boards, as issued. Errata slip mounted on last page of both copies. Cased together.
Spragg was at this address from 1804-1824. Cf. Maxted.
Maxted, Ian. London book trades. London, 1977. p. 212.
Each plate is followed by [1] or 2 p. of text.
Contains numerous color specimens in the text.
Price two guineas at foot of t.p.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Spragg, E. -- Printer.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Handbooks and manuals.
Drawing books.
Soft-ground etchings -- Hand-colored -- [ca. 1807].
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