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Murray, Henry, F.S.A
The art of painting and drawing in coloured crayons : being a course of instruction for the execution of portraiture and landscape / by Henry Murray, F.S.A.
Nineteenth edition.
London : Winsor & Newton, Limited, Rathbone Place, [187-?]
Physical Description:
60 p. ; 19 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1500 .H3713 1880
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Printed by William Clowes and Sons, Limited, Stamford Street and Charing Cross, London.
Date of publicatioin from NSTC.
First published in 1856.
NSTC, 2M41678
BAC: British Art Center copy bound with: Practical manual of painting, by Ernest Hareux. Second edition. (London : G. Rowney And Company, [between 1880 and1895]), and four other titles. The volume is inscribed: Enid Coombes: A present from her father. Also signed in ms below the above inscription: Mary Russell, Kathleen Russell.
Subject Terms:
Color drawing -- Technique.
Coombes, Enid -- Pres. inscription from her father.
Crayon drawing -- Technique.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Russell, Kathleen -- Provenance.
Russell, Mary -- Provenance.
William Clowes and Sons -- Printer.
Winsor & Newton -- Publisher.
Drawing books.

  • Drawing in coloured crayons
  • The composition of pastels
  • Colouring matters
  • Bases
  • Mucilages
  • Colours
  • The preparation of the colours
  • The preparation of crayons
  • Bases and primitives
  • Tints and tones
  • Papers
  • The method of working in coloured crayons
  • Colour, and the composition of tints
  • Draperies, backgrounds, &c.
  • Vellum
  • Colouring on vellum
  • Landscape painting in crayons
  • The paper
  • The sketch and execution
  • To fix crayon drawings
  • Fixing by transudation
  • Fixing by immersion
  • Fixing by aspersion
  • Fixing by steam.

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