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Painting instruction notebook

Painting instruction notebook

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Physical Details: Commonplace Book : 1 v. : handwritten, ill. ; 22 x 19 cm.

Description: Notebook of painting instructions presented to E[dward] A[ugustus] Brackett by his friend, Decrivage, signed and dated "Boston, Nov. 10, 1845". Notebook covers such topics as drawing from nature, perspective, shadows, head and figure painting, and proportions of figures. Sketches of the primary palette and of the head are also included.

Only selected pages have been scanned.

Forms part of: Edward Augustus Brackett notebook, circa 1845

Digital ID: 9806