The theory and practice of water colour painting

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Ackermann and Company, 1840 - Watercolor painting - 123 pages
 

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Page 133 - Hints on Light and Shadow, Composition, &c., as applicable to Landscape Painting.
Page 133 - FIELDING'S TREATISE ON THE ANCIENT AND MODERN PRACTICE OF PAINTING IN OIL AND WATER COLOURS, as applicable for either Landscape or Portraits, including the Chemical Properties and Preparations of Colours, Vehicles, and...
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