The Art of Etching on Copper, Explained and Illustrated; with Remarks on the Allied Processes of Drypoint, Mezzotint, and Aquatint.
Robertson, H.R.

Rathbone Place, London: Winsor & Newton, Limited, 64 + 64 pages of advertisements for artists' supplies, example etching frontispiece illustration; this is the copy of Orient, Long Island New York artist William Steeple Davis, with his signature on the front endpaper; William Steeple Davis (1884-1961) painter, educator, engraver, block printer, photographer, writer, graphic artist, born in Orient, Long Island, (WWW in American Art 1999) subject of a recent retrospective and a monograph by Kimberly Rhodes, "The Search for the Pictorial: The Life and Art of William Steeple Davis 1884-1961"; bound in yellow cloth, with wear, contents detaching; interersting content and of special interest for the William Steeple Davis ownership, the artist's working copy of this reference for many of his works. Good H (Item ID: 14244)


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