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The Artist's repository, or, Encyclopedia of the fine arts : exhibiting the principles, and explaining the practice in all their various branches ....
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Artist's repository.

Encyclopedia of fine arts.
London : C. Taylor, 1813.
Physical Description:
4 v. in 8 : ill. ; 30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N1 A835 1813+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Originally issued serially under title: The artist's repository and drawing magazine.
Edited by C. Taylor.
Printed by J. F. Dove, 22, St. John's Square.
BAC: Bound in light tan printed boards, as issued.
BAC: British Art Center has v. 1 (2 pts.) only. Part 1 : advertisement, (iv), 184 p. with engraved frontispiece of V. I, engraved frontispiece of V. III, four unnumbered plates, plates 17-34, 39,42, 51-53, 84-85, 9-10. Part 2: Announcement, 185-276 p. with engraved frontispiece of V. II, 5 unnumbered plates, plates 5-8, 13-16, 35-38, 43-44, 54-56, 62, 57-61, 77, 88-90, 91 (two plates), 92.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Dictionaries.
Art -- Technique.
Dove, J.F. -- Printer.
Taylor, C. -- Publisher.
Aquatints -- 1813.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1813.
Engravings -- 1813.
Taylor, C. (Charles), 1756-1823, ed.

  • v. 1. The human figure
  • v. 2. Perspective, architecture
  • v. 3. Landscape, compendium of colors
  • v. 4. Dictionary, & history of art.

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