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A New Method of Assisting the Invention in Drawing Original Compositions of Landscapes,

From A New Method of Assisting the Invention in Drawing Original Compositions of Landscapes

Lift-ground aquatint and engraving on paper

The set consists of lift-ground aquatints and engravings; current DAC cataloging reflects that group-level recording of medium.

Edition: From the set of 43 prints with two boxes and slipcase

Accession number: 1960.25.1.31

Purchase funds, 1960

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Berthold Wolpe, London

Bibliography: Wilton, The Print Collector’s Quarterly, vol. 8, p. 61 (1980); George L. McKenna, Art by Chance: Fortuitous Impressions (Kansas City, Missouri: Nelson–Atkins Museum of Art, 1989), cat. no. 178.

Work Type: print

Related Works: Other sets exist at the British Museum, London; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Yale University Library, Rare Book Department (Collection of Ray Murphy)

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