Notes ... on a Collection of Drawings and Woodcuts by Thomas Bewick, Exhibited at the Fine Art Society's Rooms, 1880. Also, a Complete List of All Works Illustrated by Thomas and John Bewick, with Their Various Editions

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Fine Art Society, 1881 - 83 pages
 

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Page 14 - I. Containing the History and Description of Land Birds. Newcastle : Printed by Sol. Hodgson, for Beilby & Bewick : Sold by them, and GG and J. Robinson, London. [Price One Guinea in Boards.] 1797. History of British Birds.
Page 51 - A Memoir of Thomas Bewick, Written by Himself. Embellished by Numerous Wood Engravings, Designed and Engraved by the Author for a Work on British Fishes, and never before Published.
Page 52 - The Bewick collector. A descriptive catalogue of the works of Thomas and John Bewick; including cuts, in various states, for books and pamphlets, private gentlemen, public companies, [etc.]... and wood blocks. With an appendix of portraits, autographs, works of pupils... London: L. Reeve & Co., 1866. xxiii, 562 p., 1 pl. 1 port. 4".
Page 37 - The Fables Of /Esop, AND OTHERS. With Designs on Wood by THOMAS BEWICK. " The wisest of the ancients delivered their Conceptions of the Deity, and their Lessons of morality, in Fables and Parables.
Page 1 - Gay's Fables." Fables by the late Mr. Gay, in One Volume complete, Newcastle, printed by and for T. Saint, 1779, I2mo, 77 cuts of Fables with borders and 33 Vignettes; for the tasteful and clever engraving of five of the cuts (one, the Huntsman and Old Hound *) the Royal Society of Arts presented Bewick with their medal ; it is further embellished with a beautifully engraved Frontispiece, by R.
Page 7 - Emblems of Mortality ; Representing, in upwards of Fifty Cuts, Death seizing all Ranks and Degrees of People; Imitated from a Painting in the Cemetery of the Dominican Church at Basil, in Switzerland : With an Apostrophe to each, translated from the Latin and French. Intended as well for the Information of the Curious, as the Instruction and Entertainment of Youth. To which is prefixed A copious Preface, containing an historical Account...
Page 39 - Select Fables ; with Cuts, Designed and Engraved by Thomas and John Bewick, and Others, previous to the year 1784: Together with a Memoir; and a descriptive Catalogue of the Works of Messrs. Bewick.
Page 1 - A Pretty Book of Pictures for Little Masters and Misses ; or, Tommy Trip's History of Beasts and Birds.
Page 5 - Select Fables, in Three Parts. Part I. Fables extracted from Dodsley's. Part II. Fables with Reflections, in Prose and Verse. Part III. Fables in Verse. To which are prefixed, The Life of ^Esop ; and an Essay upon Fable. A New Edition, improved, [etc.] Newcastle: Printed by and for T.
Page 16 - Bewick's style of engraving, as displayed in the Birds, is exclusively his own. He adopts no conventional mode of representing texture or producing an effect, but skilfully avails himself of the most simple and effective means which his art affords of faithfully and efficiently representing his subject. He never wastes his time in laborious trifling to display his skill in execution ; he works with a higher aim — to represent nature ; and consequently he never bestows his pains except to express...

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