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New Drawing Book of Horses, Design'd by Chevalier Le Clerk, Vandermulin &c. proper for painters & adapted for Youth to Draw after

RA Collection: Book

Record number

05/3029

Imprint

Printed for & sold by Tho: Bowles Print & Map Seller next ye Chapter House in St. Pauls Ch-Yard, Londn.: [17--?]

Physical Description

[5] f. carrying t.pl. and 15 pl.; 321 mm.

General Note

In the Royal Academy's copy the five leaves of plates are followed by eighteen blank leaves.

Responsibility Note

The title-plate is signed as engraved by I. Carwitham; plates 1-15 are unsigned.

Summary Note

The plates show horses, running freely, being groomed or ridden, and in pl. 12 drawing a cart.

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, brown papered boards; spine lettered 'Le Clerk &c. Drawing Book Of Horses.'

Subject

Animals - Horses
Drawings
Pattern drawings - Manuals - Great Britain - 18th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 18th century

Contributors

John Carwitham, engraver
Thomas Bowles II, publisher, bookseller
Adam Frans van der Meulen, source artist