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Hassell, J. (John), d. 1825
The speculum, or, Art of drawing in water colours : and instructions for sketching from nature : comprising the whole process of a water-coloured drawing, familiarly exemplified in drawing, shadowing, and tinting a complete landscape, in all its progressive stages : with directions for compounding and using colours, sepia, indian ink, bister, etc. / by J.Hassell.
Additional Title(s):


Art of drawing in water colours
Second edition.
London : Printed by W. Flint, Old Bailey, for the author and sold by T. Tegg, 111, Cheapside, and M. Jones, 5, Newgate Street, and to be had of all booksellers in the United Kingdom, 1810.
Physical Description:
56 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 16 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2420 .H37 1810
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
With a frontispiece etched by John Hassell.
First published in 1809. A third edition appeared in 1816. Revised edition published in 1823 under title The Camera.
Subject Terms:
Color -- Study and teaching.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1810.
Flint, W., -- Printer.
Hassell, J. (John), d. 1825 -- Publisher
Landscape painting -- 19th century -- Great Britain.
Landscape painting -- Technique.
Watercolor painting -- 19th century -- Great Britain.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Handbooks and manuals.
Drawing books.

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