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Parkinson, Thomas, active 1769–1789
Flower painting made easy : being a collection of correct outlines after nature / by Tho. Parkinson painter ; and well engrav'd on 72 copper plates, ...
London : Printed for Robert Sayer, [1760?].
Physical Description:
[72] leaves : chiefly ill. ; 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QK98.2 P37 1760
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
English short title catalogue, N32402
Henrey, B. British botanical and horticultural literature before 1800, v. 2. p. 462.
Bridson c281.
Engraved throughout.
Date of publication from Henrey.
Engraved t.p. Title within floral border.
BAC: British Art Center copy appears to be imperfect: consists of plates only. Instructions for coloring of flowers, painting upon silk, and coloring the plates wanting.
Subject Terms:
Botanical illustration -- Early works to 1800.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Flowers in art -- Early works to 1800.
Sayer, Robert -- Publisher.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Drawing books.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- [1760?].

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