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F. Fitzgerald "Heads of a second set of Lectures, on the Polite Arts, by Francis Fitzgerald, Drawing Master" (London: C. Taylor) 1786; a series of lectures on drawing, containing: a title-page; a list of contents; a preface; the text divided in the following chapters: (of perspective) "1. On the nature of perspective", "2. Elements of the practice", "3. Perspective of shadows", "4. Perspective of the human figure"; (of Architecture) "5. Historical sketch"; "6. General principles; a list of plates; 43 plates (14 folded) showing diagrams of perspective, plans and elevation of buildings, landscapes. Bound in half-leather with marbled boards.
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Height: 185 millimetres (and smaller)
Height: 210 millimetres (approx. sheet size)
Width: 230 millimetres (and smaller)
Width: 120 millimetres (approx. sheet size)
- Curator's comments
- The content of this volume was already published in "The Artist's Repository and Drawing Magazine, Exhibiting the Principles of the Polite Arts in their Various Branches" edited by Francis Fitzgerald, Vol.III (London: C. Taylor) 1788 (see 1972,U.456.1-70).
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust.
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Associated Title: Heads of a second set of Lectures, on the Polite Arts
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