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The American drawing-book: a manual for the amateur, and basis of study for the professional artist: especially adapted to the use of public and private schools, as well as home instruction.

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Chapman, J.G. (John Gadsby), 1808-1889.
The American drawing-book: a manual for the amateur, and basis of study for the professional artist: especially adapted to the use of public and private schools, as well as home instruction.
New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., 1870 [1873 printing]

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Chapman's American drawing book [front cover]

[Title page] The American drawing-book: a manual for the amateur, and basis of study for the professional artist: especially adapted to the use of public and private schools, as well as home instruction.

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1847, by John G. Chapman in the clerk's office of the District Court of the United States, in and for the Southern District of New York.

Contents, pp. [unnumbered]-viii

[Introduction], pp. [unnumbered]-10

Chapter I. Primary instructions in drawing., pp. 11-34

Chapter II. The rudiments of drawing. The human head., pp. 35-[57] ff.

Chapter III. Rudiments of drawing.--The human figure., pp. [59]-90

Chapter IV. The rudiments of drawing. Of manner or method--the act of writing, in connexion [sic] with drawing--general instructions, etc.--Conclusion., pp. 91-112

Chapter V. Elements of geometry, pp. 113-124

Chapter VI. Perspective--its principles, rules, and practical application., pp. 125-168

Chapter VII. [Studying and sketching from nature.], pp. 169-208

Chapter VIII. Painting, pp. [209]-252

Chapter IX. Etching and engraving, pp. [253]-278

Chapter X. Modeling, pp. [279]-286

Chapter XI. Of composition.--Hints of methods of original productions, etc. Conclusion., pp. [287]-304 ff.

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