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An Introduction to Perspective Drawing and Painting

Mr. Hayter

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An Introduction to Perspective, Drawing, and Painting, in a series of Pleasing and Familiar Dialogues between the author's children; Illustrated by appropriate Plates and Diagrams, and a Sufficiency of Practical Geometry and A Compendium of Genuine Instruction comprising a Progressive and complete Body of Information Carefully adapted for the Instruction of Females, and suited Equally to the Simplicity of Youth and to Mental Maturity. Published in 1815.

Hard to improve upon that description, written in the flowery language of the early 1800's with engraved illustrations that need no description.

The book is divided into two parts, "Perspective" is the first part. The second part "Letters on Drawing and Painting" will be available soon.

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Here is one artist who likes the book, Friedhard Kiekeben at his art investigates breaking away from the conventions of perspective.
Email me if you would like to recommend the e-book.

An Introduction to Perspective Drawing and Painting

126 pages, 15 illustrations.



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