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Creator:
Robertson, Archibald, 1765-1835.
Title(s):

Elements of graphic arts. Vol. I / by Archibald Robertson.

Published/Created:
New York : Published by David Longworth, at the Shakespeare Gallery, near the theatre, 1802
Physical Description:
16 p., [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 43 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 16
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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View catalog record for the related manuscript material by Archibald Robertson
Classification:
Books
Notes:
No more published.
Shaw & Shoemaker, 3003
Includes three plates, with illustrations on drawing heads and limbs, perspective, and clouds and trees.
BAC: British Art Center copy is part of a group of instructional manuscript material written by Archibald Robertson for his brother Andrew Robertson. Inscribed: To Mr. Andrew Robertson, from his affectionate brother Archd. Robertson. 79 Liberty Street, New York, Jany 6, 1803.
The first detailed drawing manual to be published in the United States.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Study and teaching.
Landscape painting -- Study and teaching.
Painting -- History.
Painting -- Study and teaching.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Contributors:
Longworth, David, 1765?-1821, publisher.
Nichols, Lewis, d. 1805, printer.
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  • I. On historical painting
  • II. Of landscape
  • III. Theory of painting
  • IV. History of painting.

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