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The compleat drawing-master : containing many curious specimens : as the several parts of the human body, whole figures, landskips, cattle, buildings &c. neatly engraved on copper-plates, after the designs of the great masters : wherein the principles of drawing are laid down after a natural and easy manner : to which is prefixed some general instructions to form the judgement of young beginners : by which the useful art can be attained in a short time without a master.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Henry Parker, opposite Birchin-Lane, Cornhill, 1763.
Physical Description:
21 p., [102] leaves of plates : ill. ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC650 C65 1763
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates engraved by Henry Roberts, [Thomas] Viveres, James Roberts, Ferry, and William Elliott; after Charles Le Brun, Thomas Worlidge, James Roberts, P. Glazier, Jean Pillement, and Marco Ricci.
In original boards.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1763.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1763.
Parker, Henry -- Publisher.
Stephenson, E. -- Autograph.
Thirton, Thomas Dawsone -- Autograph, 1784.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Contributors:
Roberts, Henry, approximately 1710-approximately 1790, engraver.
Roberts, James, 1725-1799, engraver.
Ferry, engraver.
Elliott, William, engraver.
Worlidge, T. (Thomas), 1700-1766, ill.
Le Brun, Charles, 1619-1690, ill.
Vivarès, Thomas, approximately 1735-approximately 1810, engraver.
Pillement, Jean, 1727?-1808, ill.
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