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Painting instruction notebook

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Decrivage, F. A.
between 1845 and 1888
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Commonplace Book : 1 v. : handwritten, ill. ; 22 x 19 cm.
Notebook of painting instructions presented to E[dward] A[ugustus] Brackett by his friend, Decrivage, signed and dated "Boston, Nov. 10, 1845". Notebook covers such topics as drawing from nature, perspective, shadows, head and figure painting, and proportions of figures. Sketches of the primary palette and of the head are also included.
Only selected pages have been scanned.
Painting instruction notebook, between 1845 and 1888. Edward Augustus Brackett notebook, circa 1845. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Art--Study and teaching
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