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"The artists assistant in drawing, perspective, etching, engraving, mezzotinto-scraping, painting on glass, in crayons, and in water-colours, And on Silk or Satin. Containing the easiest and most comprehensive rules for the attainment of those truly useful and polite arts. Methodically digested, and adapted to the capacities of young beginners, illustrated with suitable examples Engraved on Four copper-plates. By the author of Bowles's Art of Painting in Water-Colours" (London: C. Bowles) 1787, 7th edition; a treatise providing guidance on various art practices, including: a title-page; a preface; an index; the text divided in 9 chapters; 4 folded plates showing studies of parts of the body, anatomy, diagrams of perspective with buildings and figures; a publisher's catalogue at the end. Bound in a British Museum leather binding.
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Height: 170 millimetres (approx. sheet size)
Width: 110 millimetres (approx. sheet size)
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- Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust.
- Not on display
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Associated Title: The artists assistant in drawing, perspective, etching, engraving, mezzotinto-scraping
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