A Familiar Treatise on Drawing, for Youth. Being an Elementary Introduction to the Fine Arts, ...

A Familiar Treatise on Drawing, for Youth. Being an Elementary Introduction to the Fine Arts, Designed for the Instruction of Young Persons Whose Genius Leads Them to Study This Elegant and Useful Branch of Education.

TAYLOR, Charles (1756-1823)

Published by Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, [et al], London, 1823
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4to (228 x 165mm). [1], 16pp. Full-page engraved frontispiece of youthful shepherdess and 33 full-page engravings (including the frontis. and one folding) after the designs of Bartolozzi, Brown, Cipriani, De Marteau, Lairesse, Le Brun, Le Clerc, Mortimer, Paye, Poussin, Singleton and Vandyke (as listed on title). Text is treatise on the imitative and fine arts and a guided lesson on the plates. Modern quarter calf over marbled paper boards; (plates marginally foxed, light occasional stains). Charles Taylor, scholar and engraver, was a devout pupil of Bartolozzi and created this technique book, as the title suggests, promoting the study of art. Bookseller Inventory # 6564

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Title: A Familiar Treatise on Drawing, for Youth. ...

Publisher: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, [et al], London

Publication Date: 1823

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good