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  • Drawing from Nature: A Series of Progressive Instructions in Sketching, from Elementary Studies to Finished Views. With Examples from Switzerland and the Pyrenees. Illustrated by Eighteen Coloured and Lithographic Plates, and more than One Hundred Woodcuts., Barnard, George
  • Drawing from Nature: A Series of Progressive Instructions in Sketching, from Elementary Studies to Finished Views. With Examples from Switzerland and the Pyrenees. Illustrated by Eighteen Coloured and Lithographic Plates, and more than One Hundred Woodcuts., Barnard, George

Author Name    Barnard, George

Title   Drawing from Nature: A Series of Progressive Instructions in Sketching, from Elementary Studies to Finished Views. With Examples from Switzerland and the Pyrenees. Illustrated by Eighteen Coloured and Lithographic Plates, and more than One Hundred Woodcuts.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Type   Hardcover

Size   4to - over 9 - 12" tall

Publisher   London Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer 1865

Seller ID   000598

Green cloth boards with stamped gilt decoration and titles and beveled edges. Top edges gilt. Boards are rubbed with fairly heavy edge wear. Short split to front joint near head of spine. Bottom front corner worn through. Some soiling to top front corner. Gilt to top edges is faded. Frontispiece (plate) appears nibbled along part of the bottom edge. Scattered foxing throughout. Rear hinge partially cracked. Binding sound. Binder's ticket in bottom spine corner of rear end paper from Edmonds & Remnants of London. 348 pages, plus the plates. Two plates color chromolithographs. The others are tinted or monochromatic. Large, heavy book measures about 8 x 11 inches. George Barnard was a professor of drawing at Rugby School and the author of at least two other instruction manuals, Landscape Painting in Water Colours and Barnard's Trees. Drawing from Nature is a fascinating look at the details of nature, including plants and animals, along with detailed descriptions of related places and things, accompanied by lush and detailed illustrations.

ART DRAWING INSTRUCTION NATURE WILDLIFE TREES ILLUSTRATED COLOR PLATES CHROMOLITHOGRAPH GEORGE BARNARD Art

Price = 135.00 USD



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