A Treatise On Landscape Painting and Effect In Water Colours: From The First Rudiments To The Finished Picture: With Examples In Outline, Effect, and Colouring. David Cox.
A Treatise On Landscape Painting and Effect In Water Colours: From The First Rudiments To The Finished Picture: With Examples In Outline, Effect, and Colouring

A Treatise On Landscape Painting and Effect In Water Colours: From The First Rudiments To The Finished Picture: With Examples In Outline, Effect, and Colouring

London: S. and J. Fuller, 1814. First edition. Hardcover. 32 pages in text. 28.5 x 46 cm. Second issue, 24 soft ground etchings, 16 uncolored aquatints, and sixteen hand colored aquatints, and sixteen hand colored etchings on gray backgrounds. Some pale foxing to the soft ground etchings, rubbing to backstrip and cover extremities, Joel Spitz bookplate (color portrait of Henry Alken). Considered one the important early drawing books. ABBEY LIFE 115. "The beginning of David Cox's numerous publications on water-colour painting." 19th century three quarter red morocco, leather title inset front cover lettered in gilt. Very good. Item #21618

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