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The progress of a water-coloured drawing 1 edition

The progress of a water-coloured drawing
John Laporte


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The progress of a water-coloured drawing
wherein is represented to the reader the various gradations through which a drawing passes : from the out-line to its finished state. The intention of this little work is to enable young people, where an eminent Master cannot be had, to cultivate the delightful art of drawing in colours with system and advantage.

Published 1807 by Printed for the author, by E. Spragg and may be had of Messrs. Smith and Co.; and of Mr. J. Laporte, No. 21, Winchester-row, Edgware-road in London .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Another edition has been described with vii, [22] p, 14 leaves of plates, 23 x 30 cm, [ca. 1807?].

Anonymous: by John Laporte.

Price two guineas at foot of t.p.

Spragg was at this address (No. 37 Bow-street, Covent-garden) from 1804-1824. Cf. Maxted: London book trades, p. 212,.

Each plate is followed by [1] or 2 p. of text.

Contains numerous colour specimens in the text.

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vii, [22] p., 14 leaves of plates :
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