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Lens, Bernard, 1682-1740.
For the curious young gentlemen and ladies that study and practice the commendable art of drawing, colouring, etc. : a new and compleat drawing book ... / being the close study ... of the late Mr. Lens ... in sixty-two copper-plates, engrav'd by himself ... ; to which is prefixed an introduction to drawing ; ... translated from the French of Monsieur Gerrard de Lairesse, and improved with extracts from C.A. Du Fresnoy.
London : Printed for B. Dickinson, at the corner of Bell-Savage-Inn, on Ludgate Hill, 1751.
Physical Description:
[3], [1], 42 p., [62] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 x 26 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC735 L45 1751+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
ESTC T137504
Exhibition History:
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The Line of Beauty : British Drawings and Watercolors of the Eighteenth Century (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-05-19 - 2001-08-05)

Subject Terms:
Dickinson, B. -- Publisher.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1751.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Drawing books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Lairesse, Gérard de, 1640-1711.
Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse, 1611-1668.
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