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Creator:
Print made by Jean B. C. Chatelain, 1710–1771, French
Published by John Rocque, 1704?–1762, French, active in Britain
Title:

A New Book of Landskips, Pleasant & Useful for to Learn to Draw without a Master

Former Title(s):

Title page for a New Book of Landskips (1 of 6)

Part Of:

Collective Title: A New Book of Landskips

Date:
1737
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 11/16 x 8 11/16 inches (14.4 x 22 cm), Plate: 4 5/16 x 6 9/16 inches (11 x 16.7 cm), and Image: 4 x 6 1/4 inches (10.2 x 15.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in orange ink, on front, upper right: "29"

Lettered, center inside image: "A | New Book of | Landskips | Pleasant & Useful for | to learn to Draw with | out a Master"; lower left under image: "Publish'd According to an Act of Parliament by J. Rocque 1737."; lower right under image: "Chatelin inv. Sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.985
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artists | drawing | grass | landscape | men | plants | posing | ruins | shepherd | sketching | trees
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41380
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