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Pretty, Edward, 1792–1865
A practical essay on flower painting in water colours / by Edward Pretty.
London : Printed by D.N. Shury, Berwick Street, Soho; for S. and J. Fuller, at the Temple of Fancy, Rathbone Place ..., 1812.
Physical Description:
28 p., 24 leaves of plates : ill. ; 27 x 36 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 8
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Flower drawing and coloring is shown in two or three stages, with some of plates colored and others left uncolored.
Bridson, G. Plant, animal & anatomical illustration, C437
NSTC, P2951
Eng. cat. of books, Prel. vol., p. 468
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary red half-roan and brown boards. Inscribed: H. Passmore (?).
Subject Terms:
Botanical illustration -- Technique.
Color -- Charts, diagrams, etc.
Color -- Study and teaching.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1812.
Flowers in art.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Passmore, H. -- Autograph.
S. & J. Fuller -- Publisher.
Shury, D. N. -- Printer.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Aquatints -- 1812.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1812.
Drawing books.

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