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Title(s):

The principles of drawing and painting : laid down in the most easy and simple manner, according to the practice of the best masters : with a view to the instruction of youth in this useful and elegant art : with twenty-eight copperplates, after Volpato, Vandyke, Morland, &c. / engraved by Mitchell.

Published/Created:
Edinburgh : Printed by A. and J. Aikman, for Adam Black, no. 57, South Bridge, and J. & J. Robertson, High Street, Edinburgh, and T. Underwood, London, 1811.
Physical Description:
20 p., 28 leaves of plates : ill. ; 27 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC950 P75 1811+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Stipple engravings probably by Edward Mitchell.
Plates 27 and 28 are stipple engraved and printed in color. Plate 28 signed: P. Syme.
BAC: British Art Center copy in printed wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Aikman, A. and J. -- Printer.
Black, A. -- Publisher.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Imprints -- 1811.
Painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Painting -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Handbooks and manuals.
Drawing books.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1811.
Engravings -- 1811.
Etchings -- 1811.
Stipple engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1811.
Contributors:
Mitchell, Edward, fl. 1800-1829, engraver.
Syme, Patrick, 1774-1845, ill.
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