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The practice of painting and perspective made easy: in which is contained, the art of painting in oil, with the method of colouring, under the heads of first painting, or dead-colouring; second painting; third or last painting; painting back-grounds; on copying; drapery-painting; landschape-painting; and a new, short, and familiar account of the art of perspective, illustrated with copper-plates, engraved by Mr. Vivares. By Thomas Bardwell, painter.

Bardwell, Thomas, 1704-1767.
M.DCC.LVI. [1756]
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London : printed by S. Richardson; for the author; and sold by him, at the Golden Lamp, in Lower Brook-Street, Grosvenor-Square; and by A. Millar, in the Strand; R. and J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall; and J. and J. Rivington, in St. Paul's Church-Yard, M.DCC.LVI. [1756]

Physical description

[2],v,[1],64p.,plates ; 4⁰.

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ESTC T88062

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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