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Prout, Samuel, 1783–1852

Easy lessons in landscape drawing : contained in forty plates, arranged progressively, from the first principles in the chalk manner to the finished landscape colours / by Samuel Prout.

London : Published by R. Ackermann, 101, Strand, [1819]
Physical Description:
40 leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 23 x 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC790 .P76 1819+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engraved throughout
Plate 40 bound in as frontispiece.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 173
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Mauve wrappers. Date of publication from Abbey. Price thirty shillings on upper wrapper and t.p.
Later edition published in 1820 with introductory text under title: Series of easy lessons in landscape-drawing.
Originally issued, in parts, 1 Feb. 1819-1 Nov. 1819.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, R. -- Publisher.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Landscape drawing -- Technique.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Drawing books.
Aquatints -- [1819]
Soft-ground etchings -- [1819]
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- [1819].

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