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Whittock, N. (Nathaniel), 1791–1860

The Oxford drawing book, or, The art of drawing : and the theory and practice of perspective in a series of letters containing progressive information on sketching, drawing, and colouring landscape scenery, animals, and the human figure with a new method of practical perspective detailed in a novel, easy, and perspicuous style for the use of teachers, or for self-instruction / by Nathaniel Whittock ; teacher of drawing and perspective, and lithographist to the University of Oxford embellished with upwards of one hundred lithographic drawings, from real views, taken expressly for this work.

Additional Title(s):

Oxford drawing book

Art of drawing

London : Published by Isaac Taylor Hinton, 4, Warwick Square, 1829.
Physical Description:
vi, 159, [3] p., cv [i.e. 107] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 x 27 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC730 .W45 1829b+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Plates are numbered: I-XXIV, XXIV*, XXV-LVII, LVII*, LVIII-CV.
Archer, J. British domestic architecture, 343.2
Includes index of plates.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in half calf and marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Technique.
Drawing books -- Specimens.
Isaac Taylor Hinton -- Publisher.
Perspective -- Study and teaching.
Lithographs -- 1829.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1829.
Whittock, N. (Nathaniel), 1791-1860, lithographer.
Hinton, Isaac Taylor, 1799-1847, publisher.

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