Catalogue of a collection of drawings in water colours / executed by Mr. Wilkin Jun. after pictures of the old masters ; out of which a selection will be made for the purpose of forming a work of engravings in line, of twelve in number, upon the scale and in the manner of Sir Robert Strange's largest works ; to give examples from the different schools of painting ; and also, a smaller work consisting of fifteen portraits upon the scale of Vandyke's book of heads ; exemplifying the works of the principal masters in that department ; both sets to be executed by the most eminent artists of the present period ; the exhibition is under the care of Mr. Yales, No. 39, Sackville-street, Picadilly.
- London : Printed by J. Brettell, Marshall-street, Golden-square, 1812.
- Physical Description:
- 19 p. ; 24 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsNE1860 Y37 1812Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Mr. Wilkin, Jun. is probably Charles Wilkin. Mr. Yates is probably George Yates, the picture dealer (cf. Whitley, W. Art in England, 1800-1820, p. 233).
"Prospectus of a work in engravings in line ...": p. -19.
- Subject Terms:
- Brettell, J. -- Printer.Drawing -- England -- London -- Catalogs.Painting -- England -- London -- Catalogs.Prints -- 19th century -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
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