The Whole Art of Painting in Water-Colours; Exemplified in Landscapes, Flowers, &c. Together with Instructions for Painting on Glass and in Crayons: . (Hardcover)

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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.
The eighteenth-century fascination with Greek and Roman antiquity followed the systematic excavation of the ruins at Pompeii and Herculaneum in southern Italy; and after 1750 a neoclassical style dominated all artistic fields. The titles here trace developments in mostly English-language works on painting, sculpture, architecture, music, theater, and other disciplines. Instructional works on musical instruments, catalogs of art objects, comic operas, and more are also included.
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British Library

T224111

The author of 'The artists assistant' = Carington Bowles. With a half-title. Apparently the first edition, subsequently published as 'The art of painting in water-colours'.

London: printed for T. Kitchin, engraver, and Co. Published as the act directs, 1st May, 1773. 8],72p., plate; 8.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781385129241
ISBN-10: 1385129247
Publisher: Gale Ecco, Print Editions
Publication Date: April 22nd, 2018
Pages: 84
Language: English

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