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Creator:
Gilpin, William, 1724-1804.
Title(s):

A catalogue of drawings and books of drawings : to be sold on Thursday the 6th of May 1802 for the endowment of a parish-school : at Boldre, near Lymington, in Hampshire : to this catalogue is added the author's account of the drawings contained in it, and of the principles, on which they are executed ...

Additional Title(s):

Mr. Gilpin's drawings

Published/Created:
London : Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, Strand, 1802.
Physical Description:
43 p., 3 leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC790 G54 1802 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC790 G55 1804 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy two is bound with: Two essays / Thomas Gilpin. London : T. Cadell, 1804. Contains copious ms. notations.
MUDD,AUCT X348 G395 1802/5/6: Title on cover: Catalogue of drawings. Title on original paper cover: Mr. Gilpin's drawings.
Plates by Sawrey Gilpin.
List of "Mr. Gilpin's works sold by Messrs. Cadell and Davies": p. [44]
First appearance of Gilpin's essay on drawing. Title on separate t.p.: The author's account of the principles on which the drawings are executed.
This essay was republished in 1804, along with another essay on sketching, under title: Two essays.
Auction was arranged by Sir George Beaumont who enlisted services of Christie's as auctioneer. The 139 lots raised £ 1600.--cf. Barbier.
Text printed by A. Strahan, Printer's-Street.
Barbier, C. William Gilpin, p. 172-173.
Subject Terms:
Cadell (T.) and Davies (W.) -- Publisher.
Drawing.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1802.
Gilpin, William, 1724-1804.
Landscape drawing.
Landscape painting.
Strahan, A. -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Auction catalogs -- 1802 05 06.
Auction catalogues -- 1802 05 06.
Contributors:
Beaumont, George Howland, Sir, 1753-1827.
Gilpin, Sawrey, 1733-1807, ill.
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