Gilpin to Ruskin: drawing masters and their manuals, 1800-1860 (catalogue of an exhibition held at Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge University, Cambridge, 3 November 1987-14 February 1988; and Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum, 14 March-3 July 1988)
London, Christie's, 1988
(25.5 cm), 134 (4) pp., numerous illustrations (12 in colour). Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Exhibition of English manuals for amateur landscape watercolourists, shown with some 90 drawings by the masters and a few by their pupils, plus books on perspective, colour theory, painting in oils, and other related themes. ¶ Corner of upper wrapper creased; otherwise a very good, unmarked copy.