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Purcell, Edward, fl. 1812-1831.

[Sketchbook, with pen and ink watercolor studies of figures, heads, and rural and classical figures].

[Great Britain?], [ca. 1829?]
Physical Description:
[12] leaves ; 24 x 34 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC660 P87 1829+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Edward Purcell, Irish miniaturist and draftsman (active 1812-1831) was the author of Sketches in Lithography, containing Forty original Subjects, published in 1822.
Bound in quarter roan and marbled boards. Label mounted on verso of upper board: R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 96, Strand, London.
Sketchbook, with 10 pen and ink and watercolor studies of heads, rural and classical figures, and concluding with a finished watercolor. Inscribed: E. Purcell. Printed on paper bearing watermark of 1829.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Technique.
Drawing books -- Specimens.
Figure drawing -- Technique.
Figure painting -- Technique.
R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Ink drawings.

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