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

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


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

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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


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

Books standard, technical


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

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