A Course Of Lectures On Painting, Delivered At The Royal Academy Of Fine Arts. By Henry Howard, Esq., R.A., Secretary And Trustee, And Professor Of Painting To The Royal Academy. Edited, With A Memoir Of The Author, By Frank Howard, Author of the "Spirit of Shakespeare," the "Sketcher's Manual," "Colour as a means of Art," the "Science of Drawing," &c. &c. &c.

Henry Howard RA

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London:: Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden., 1848.

Physical Description

[iv], lxxxi, [3], 300 p.; 187 mm. (Duodecimo.)


[T.p.] - Preface By The Editor - Memoir Of Henry Howard, R.A. ... - Lectures On Painting (I-VI) - Index; [colophon].

Responsibility Note

The printers' names are given on the title-page verso and in the colophon: 'Printed by J. & H. Cox (Brothers), 74 & 75, Great Queen Street, Lincoln's-Inn Fields.'


S.C. Hutchison, History of the Royal Academy (1986).

Summary Note

Henry Howard became Secretary of the Royal Academy in 1811, and was elected Professor of Painting in 1833.

Binding Note

19th-century calf, upper and lower covers with gilt border; rebacked in 20th century, black morocco spine-label lettered 'Lectures On Painting. - Howard.'

Name as Subject


Artists - Painters - Great Britain - 19th century
Lectures - Great Britain - London - 19th century
Memoirs - Biography - Great Britain - 19th century