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Creator:
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851, author, artist.
Title(s):

A touch at the fine arts : illustrated by twelve plates, with descriptions / by Henry Alken.

Published/Created:
London : Published by Thomas M'Lean, Repository of Wit and Humour, No. 26, Haymarket, 1824.
Physical Description:
[16] leaves, 12 leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1763.A65 A4 1824 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1763.A65 A4 1824 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Illustrations are colored soft-ground etchings after Henry Thomas Alken.
"Spoting, and highly amusing works and prints, of a superior class and novel kind, lately published by Thomas M'Lean ...": [1] leaf at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in publisher's original pink printed boards.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in publisher's original pink printed boards, with red roan (?) back and corners.
"An attempt to elucidate, by graphic delineations, a variety of terms generally and perhaps exclusively made use of by artists, amateurs, connoisseurs, virtuosos, and the like ...."--Preface.
Subject Terms:
Aesthetics -- Anecdotes.
Art -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Art criticism -- Anecdotes.
Painting -- Anecdotes.
Form/Genre:
Soft-ground etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1824.
Publisher's advertisements.
Contributors:
McLean, T. (Thomas), publisher.
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