Record number 03/7233
Author Amateur
TitleStudies Of Anatomy and Proportion, For The Use Of Artists. By An Amateur
ImprintEdinburgh;: Published by Alexr. Hill, 50. Princes Street, [ca. 1833]
Physical DescriptionEngr. t.-pl., add. engr. t.-pl., 15 pl.
Summary NoteA slightly variant title occurs on the added engraved title-plate: 'Studies of Anatomy & Proportion Which it is hoped may be found useful to Artists Presented to St Luke's Club By An Amateur'.

The numbered plates show: the human body (pl. 1-11); the body of the horse (pl. 12-15). Each carries also a letter-press explanation.
Responsibility NoteAn illegible signature ['T.f'.?] seems to be carried by plates 2-7 and 12. No others are signed by draughtsman or engraver.

The title-plate and most numbered plates are signed as lithographed by Forrester and Nichol.

Most carry the publisher's imprint of Alexr. Hill, Edinburgh.
Manuals - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Lithographs - Great Britain - 19th century
ReferencesM. Twyman, Rudolf Ackermann and lithography (1983).
Binding Note19th-century red cloth-covered boards, upper cover carrying pasted-on title-plate, reading 'Studies Of Anatomy & Proportion, For the use of Artists. - Price Fifteen Shillings - Edinburgh Alexander Hill, Bookseller, Printseller & Colourman, to the Scottish Academy of Painting &c., 50, Princes Street.'
ProvenancePresented in 1833. The title-plate is inscribed in ink, 'To the Royal Academy With the respectful Comps. of the Publisher 29 June 1833 Edinburgh'.
Contributors Hill, Alexander, fl. 1825-ca. 1860?, publisher, previous owner, donor
Forrester, William, fl. 1832 - 1861, lithographer
Nichol, William, fl. 1829 - 1848, lithographer
Ackermann and Company (London). publisher
Forrester and Nichol (Edinburgh). lithographer
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