The gentlemans exercise, or, An exquisite practise : as well for drawing all manner of beasts in their true portraitures : as also the making of all kinds of colors, to be used in limming, painting, tricking, and blazon of coates, and armes, with divers other most delightfull and pleasurable observations for all young gentlemen and others : as also serving for the necessary use and generall benefit of diuers trades-men and artificers ... / by Henry Peacham ...
- London : Printed for I. M. and are to bee sold by Francis Constable at the signe of the crane, in Pauls Church-yard, 1634.
- Physical Description:
- , 163 p. : ill., coats of arms ; 19 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Signatures: A-X⁴ Y²
First pub. in 1606 under title: The art of drawing with the pen and limming in water-colours. The 1612 ed. issued also under title: Graphice, or, The most avncient and excellent art of drawing and limming.
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Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 19509
- Subject Terms:
- Chadwyck-Healey, Oliver Nowell, 1886-1960 -- Bookplate.Constable, Francis -- Publisher.Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.Drawing -- Technique.Heber, Richard, 1773-1833 -- Provenance.Heraldry.I. M. -- Publisher.McKinlay -- Autograph, 1811.Painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.Painting -- Technique.Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.Watercolor painting -- Technique.Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1634.
- Drawing books.
Handbooks and manuals.
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Peacham, Henry, 1576?-1643?, The gentlemans exercise, or, An exquisite practise , 1634
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