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Creator:
Austin, William, 1721-1820.
Title:
A specimen of sketching landscapes, in a free and masterly manner, with a pen or pencil : exemplified in thirty-eight etchings, from the original drawings of Lucatelli, after nature, in and about Rome.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for T. Simpson, drawing-master, St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1781.
Physical Description:
6, [2] p., [30] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 23 cm. x 31 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC800 .A97 1781+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engraved throughout.
A piracy of William Austin's undated: A specimen of Sketching landscapes, ... [1781]. Cf. ESTC
The imprint date may be false. Simpson identifies himself as a publisher of similar works 1795-1801. Cf. ESTC.
Blank leaf following p.6.
ESTC, N67507
BAC: Original wrappers. Engraved oval label mounted on front cover: London : Published by T. Simpson. St. Pauls Church Yard and Darling & Thompson, Great Newport Street. Printsellers to the Duke & Duchess of York.
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:
Darling & Thompson -- Publisher.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1781.
Landscape -- Rome -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Landscape drawing -- Study and teaching -- Early works to 1800.
Simpson, T. -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Contributors:
Locatelli, Andrea, 1695-1741.
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