Albert Durer revived, or, A book of drawing, limning, washing, or colouring of maps and prints : and the art of painting, with the names and mixtures of colours used by the picture-drawers : with directions how to lay and paint pictures upon glass, or, The young-man's time well spent : in which he hath the ground-work to make him fit for doing any thing by hand, when he is able to draw well : by the use of this work you may draw all parts of a man, legs, arms, hands, and feet, severally and together : and directions for birds, beasts, landskips, ships, and the like : moreover, grounds to lay silver or gold upon, and how silver and gold shall be laid or limned upon size, and the way to temper gold and silver, and other metals, and divers kinds of colours, to write or to limn withal, upon vellum, parchment, or paper, and how to lay them upon the work which you intend to make, and how to varnish it when you have done : how also to diaper and shadow things, and to highten them, to stand off, to deepen them, and make them glister [sic] : in this book you have the necessary instruments for drawing, and the use of them, and how to make artificial pastils to draw withal : and also directions how to draw with Indian-ink : wherein you have also Mr. Hollar's receipt for etching, with instructions how to use it : very useful for all handicrafts, and ingenuous gentlemen and youths : by hammer and hand all arts do stand.

London : Printed for John Garrett, at his shop as you go up the stairs of the Royal-Exchange in Cornhill ..., [circa 1685?]
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Book of drawing, limning, washing, or colouring of maps and prints
Young-man's time well spent
Drawing -- Study and teaching -- Early works to 1800.
Art -- Technique -- Early works to 1800.
Frontispiece portrait of Albert Durer.
Date of publication suggested by Wing (2nd edition).
Includes 19 unnumbered illustrations throughout text.
Advertisement on pages [20] at end.
Reproduction of original in: Boston Public Library.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English Books, 1641-1700 ; 2961:7) s1999 miun s
Cited in:
Wing (2nd edition), A875B
Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528.
Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677.
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