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The American Drawing-Book: A Manual for the Amateur, and Basis of Study for the Professional Artist: Especially Adapted to the Use of Public and Private Schools, as well as Home Instruction

1847
John Gadsby Chapman (American, 1808–1889), Engraved by Albert Bobbett (American, born in England, about 1824–1888/1889), Engraved by Henry W. Herrick (American, 1824–1906), Engraved by William Howland (American, active from 1842–1875), Engraved by Joseph T. Howland (American, active 1845–1858), Engraved by Augustus F. Kinnersley (American, active 1845–1851), Engraved by Richard C. Major (American, active 1845–1868), Publisher Justus Starr Redfield (American, 1810–1888)


Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Overall: 30 x 23.1 x 2 cm (11 13/16 x 9 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.375

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(New York: J. S. Redfield, 1847) 30 cm; 112 pp.; original (publisher’s?) blind- and gilt-stamped green cloth.


New York: J. S. Redfield, 1847

Provenance

Presented by the author to John S. Mahan (inscribed pen and brown ink preliminary leaf: "To John S. Mahan Esq / With the Author's Compts"; Maxim Karolik (1893-1963), by whom bequeathed to MFA (accessioned September 13, 1978).

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875