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Title(s):

Specimens of architecture, Grecian & Gothic.

Additional Title(s):

Architectural illustrations

Published/Created:
circa 1830.
Physical Description:
1 v. ([13] leaves) : ill. ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC825.B8 S64 1830+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
Bookseller's ticket of Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc. Art and architecture books Los Angeles, Calif. 90045 on inside of lower board.
Illustrations either in pen and black ink, with black, grey and brown wash, or in graphite.
Cover title: Architectural illustrations.
Date of publication supplied from dealer information.
Quarter gilt- and blind-tooled calf with marbled paper covers; black morocco label with title stamped in gilt letters on upper board; pink watered silk end-papers.
Album of architectural illustrations by an unknown artist. Consists of a calligraphic title page followed by 12 drawings in watercolor or graphite. All are mounted on leaves of yellow-coated paper, and separated by brown paper guard-sheets. A frame for each drawing and a caption title has been added in pencil on each of the yellow leaves (except for the final drawing, which is uncaptioned).
Subject Terms:
Architectural drawing.
Architecture, Classical -- Pictorial works.
Architecture, Gothic -- Pictorial works.
France -- Pictorial works.
Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Italy -- Pictorial works.
Landscape drawing.
Ruins in art.
Temples -- Italy -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Graphite drawings.
Ink drawings.
Wash drawings.
Sketchbooks.
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Specimens of architecture, Grecian & Gothic. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection.


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