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The manual of oil-painting, for young artists and amateurs : condensed from the works of Bouvier, Merimee, Montabert, and other distinguished Continental artists : with a glossary of terms of art.

London : David Bogue, 86, Fleet Street, 1847.
Physical Description:
128 p. ; 14 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1473 .M36 1847
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engraving on cover by Edward Dalziel.
Printed by Levey, Robson, and Franklyn, Great New Street, Fetter Lane, London.
Series edited by John Timbs.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original yellow paper printed wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Bogue, David -- Publisher.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Levey, Robson, and Franklyn -- Printer.
Painting -- Study and teaching.
Painting -- Technique.
Engravings -- 1847.
Timbs, John, 1801-1875, ed.
Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905, engraver.

  • Pt. 1. The materials and implements of the art
  • II. The painter's workroom
  • III. The first palette or dead-colouring
  • IV. The second, or finishing palette
  • V. The painting of draperies, and their management in general
  • VI. Landscape painting
  • VII. Varnishing, cleaning, repairing, and lining of pictures.

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