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Roberts, James, 1753–approximately 1809

Introductory lessons with familiar examples in landscape : for the use of those who are desirous of gaining some knowledge of the pleasing art of painting in water colours : to which are added some clear and simple rules, exemplified by suitable sketches and more finished painting : as this work is chiefly intended for the mere beginner, the rules are both familiar and progressive : to which are added, instructions for executing transparencies, in a style both novel and easy / by James Roberts.

London : Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., Cleveland-Row, St. James's, for the author, 1800.
Physical Description:
[4], 36 p., 8 leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2110 .R63 1800+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Etchings and aquatings by Joseph Constantine Stadler and Thomas Girtin; after James Roberts.
Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Russel Court, Cleveland Row, St. James's.
English short title catalogue, N7575
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 181
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in marbled paper boards. Armorial bookplate: Sir Mayson M. Beeton.
Subject Terms:
Beeton, Mayson M., Sir -- Bookplate.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Painting -- Technique.
W. Bulmer and Co. -- Printer.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Handbooks and manuals.
Drawing books.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1800
Etchings -- 1800.
Girtin, Thomas, 1775-1802, engraver.
Stadler, Joseph Constantine, engraver.
Roberts, James, 1753-approximately 1809, ill.
W. Bulmer and Co. printer.

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