On Drawing Trees and Nature: A Classic Victorian Manual (Dover Art Instruction)

This vintage of paintings guide is the paintings of James Duffield Harding (1798-1863), who served as drawing grasp and sketching spouse to the good Victorian paintings critic, John Ruskin. Generations of scholars have benefited from the lessons of this 19th-century grasp, who sought continually to "produce as close to a likeness to Nature, in each recognize, because the tool, or fabric hired, will admit of; now not a lot via bona fide imitation, as through reviving within the brain these principles that are woke up by means of a contemplation of Nature . . . The renewal of these emotions constitutes the real function of Art."
This quantity comprises direct reproductions of Harding's sketches of vignettes from typical settings. every one is followed by way of a sequence of classes emphasizing either sensible and theoretical issues. The version positive factors the further appeal of 23 extraordinary plates from the author's Lessons on Trees.

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