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Introductory lessons, with familiar examples in landscape, for the use of those who are desirous of gaining some knowledge of the pleasing art of painting in water colours; to which are added some clear and simple rules, Exemplified BY Suitable Sketches And More Finished Paintings. AS This Work IS Chiefly Intended For The Mere Beginner, The Rules Are Both Familiar And Progressive. To which are added, instructions for executing transparencies, In A Style Both Novel And Easy. By James Roberts, Portrait Painter To His Royal Highness The Duke Of Clarence.
- Roberts, James, 1753-approximately 1809.
(Above) Zeuxis painting the portrait of Juno from the features of five different women; (below) Parrhasius deceives onlookers with a painting of a veil over a painting, and birds with a painting of grapes. Etching by J.J. von Sandrart after J. von Sandrart.
- Sandrart, Joachim von, 1606-1688.