The Artist or, Young Ladies' Instructor in Ornamental Painting, Drawing, etc. Consisting of lessons in grecian painting, japan painting, oriental tinting, mezzotinting, transferring, inlaying and manufacturing ornamented articles for fancy fairs

1835
Author B. F. Gandee (English, 19th century), Frontispiece designed by George Baxter (English, 1804–1867)


Dimensions

Book closed: 16 x 10.5 x 2.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2001.416

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book containing oil color printed frontispiece of cows drinking by George Baxter, color ornamented title page, and 17 black and white lithographs; dark blue calf; edges marbled

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Books standard, technical

Provenance

Purchased from Henry Sotheran; purchased by MFA 6/27/2001

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds given by an anonymous donor in memory of Charlotte Vershbow