1778 ART of Drawing Painting Watercolor Illustrated Portraits Perspective RARE

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Art of Drawing’ is a rare 18th-century art treatise written by an unknown hand. It contains direction of drawing and painting based on, as the title suggests, the “practices of the best masters” including how to draw faces, human figure, landscapes, architecture, and much more. This book offers instruction on various techniques as well as sections on color matching, pairing, and mixing. Note the impressive, folding engravings at the end!

 

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1778 ART of Drawing Painting Watercolor Illustrated Portraits Perspective RARE

 

Art of Drawing’ is a rare 18th-century art treatise written by an unknown hand. It contains direction of drawing and painting based on, as the title suggests, the “practices of the best masters” including how to draw faces, human figure, landscapes, architecture, and much more. This book offers instruction on various techniques as well as sections on color matching, pairing, and mixing. Note the impressive, folding engravings at the end!

 

Item number: #20976

Price: $599

 

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The Art of drawing and painting in water-colours. Wherein the principles of drawing are laid down

 

Dublin: printed by Potts, 1778.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 parts in 1
    • Part I – [4], 92
    • Part II – [93]-188
    • 4 folding plates (1 present but damaged)
  • Provenance:
    • Handwritten – Ann Ustick, 1784
    • Stamp – R. Hartshorne
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~6.5in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm)

 

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20976

Category

Arts & Architecture

Authors

anonymous

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete