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Creator:
Green, J. H. (John Hippisley)
Title:
The complete aquatinter : being the whole process of etching and engraving in aquatinta : the method of using the aquafortis, with all the necessary tools : to which are added upwards of sixty of the best receipts for grounds, varnishes, &c. : collected from near a hundred that are most in use : the difficulties which may possibly occur, are point out, and the method of obviating them : the whole rendered clear and practical.
Alternate Title(s):
Art of engraving in aquatinta &c.
Edition:
Second edition, with many valuable improvements and additions, amongst which are Madame Prestels ground, etching upon glass, the new method of corroding the copper without the aid of aquafortis, &c.
Published/Created:
London : Printed by J. Barfield, Wardour-Street; for J.H. Green, book and printseller, Wells-street, Oxford-street ..., 1804.
Physical Description:
viii, 25, [3] p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE2230 .C66 1804
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cover title, on publisher's engraved label: The art of engraving in aquatinta &c.
By John Hippisley Green.
Plates drawn and engraved by John Hippisley Green. The frontispiece is after a landscape engraving by Joseph Jeakes.
Prideaux, S.T. Aquatint engraving, p. 338
Levis, H.C. Descriptive bibliography, 1801
NSTC, G1928
Explanation of the four plates: p. [2] at end.
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original paper wrappers, with engraved title label. With the autograph and annotations of Rudolph Ackermann Junior.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, Rudolph, Junior -- Autograph.
Aquatint -- Technique.
Barfield, J. -- Printer.
Glass engraving -- Technique.
Green, J. H. (John Hippisley) -- Publisher.
Prints -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Manuals (Handbooks) -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Annotations (Provenance)
Aquatints -- 1804.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1804.
Contributors:
Jeakes, Joseph, ill.
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