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All draughtsmen's assistant, or, Drawing made easy

wherein the principles of that art are rendered familiar in ten instructive lessons comprised under the following heads : l. features and limbs, 2. profiles and ovals, 3. whole figures, 4. drapery, 5. light and shade, 6. landscapes, 7. perspective, 8. enlarging and contracting, 9. imitation of life, 10. history : explained by a great variety of examples from the most approved designs on copper-plates, neatly engraved : with a suitable introduction on the utility of this noble art and observations on design as well in regard to theory as practice

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This edition published in by Printed for R. Sayer and J. Bennett, map and print-sellers, (No. 53) Fleet-street in London.

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All draughtsmen's assistant, or, Drawing made easy

wherein the principles of that art are rendered familiar in ten instructive lessons comprised under the following heads : l. features and limbs, 2. profiles and ovals, 3. whole figures, 4. drapery, 5. light and shade, 6. landscapes, 7. perspective, 8. enlarging and contracting, 9. imitation of life, 10. history : explained by a great variety of examples from the most approved designs on copper-plates, neatly engraved : with a suitable introduction on the utility of this noble art and observations on design as well in regard to theory as practice

This edition published in by Printed for R. Sayer and J. Bennett, map and print-sellers, (No. 53) Fleet-street in London.


Edition Notes

Text attributed to Carington Bowles. See ESTC (for earlier editions).

Sayer & Bennet were partners 1774-82; see Maxted, London book trades 1775-1800. Plate 29, however, was published by their successors Laurie & Whittle and bears date 12 May 1794. Plates 41-46 printed by Sayer alone, and are dated 24 Feb. 1787.

Title, p. [1] of preliminaries; p. [2]-[3] blank; Sayer & Bennett's advertising list of new drawing-books, p. [4].

Plates numbered 4-6, 8-72.

Engravings, etchings, and soft-ground etchings by various artists: Pierre-Charles Ingouf after Jean-Baptiste Greuze; William Byrne, T. Cook, Charles Grignion, Hancock, James Mason, Peake, Robert Pranker, Pye, Rennoldson and Smith after John Collet; H. Roberts after Johann Elias Ridinger; James Roberts; A. Benoist; John June.

ESTC T70278, N39203

Plate 51 of Getty copy crudely hand colored.

Binding: 19th-century marbled paper, backed in calfskin.

Other Titles
Drawing made easy, Draughtsman's assistant, or, Drawing made easy, Draughtsman's assistant.

The Physical Object

Pagination
[4], 16 p., [62] leaves of plates :
Number of pages
62

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Open Library
OL25615039M
Internet Archive
alldraughtsmensa00bowl
OCLC/WorldCat
54226411

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