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Gilbert, B. W

A treatise on the art of mezzotinto pencilling : also observations on painting on glass, satin, velvet, and wood / by B.W. Gilbert ; embellished with examples and specimens in the art first named : the work is intended chiefly for pupils in the absence of the master, for governesses, and families who reside in the country and will form a companion to the Hints on Oriental painting by the same author.

London : Printed by the author and sold by him, and may be had of Messrs. Reeves and Son ..., [183-?]
Physical Description:
[16] leaves, [5] leaves of plates : ill. ; 27 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC890 G5
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC : British Art Center copy imperfect? Note on flyleaf reads: one plate wanting.
Plates printed by an unidentified planographic process, highlighted with graphite.
Watermark on 2 plates dated 1831 & 1832.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Technique.
Gilbert, B. W. -- Publisher.
Painting -- Technique.
Pencil drawing -- Technique.
Planographic print -- Specimens -- [183-?].
Reeves and Son -- Publisher.
Wigan (England). Free Public Library -- Bookplate.

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