The Science Of Beauty, As Developed In Nature And Applied Art.

HAY, D. R.

£250.00

Publisher

William Blackwood and Sons.

Place

Edinburgh and London

Date

1856

Synopsis

By d. r. hay, f.r.s.e.

Item Description

Large 8vo. 10.25 x 6.75 inches. xi + [1] + 108 + 1v pp. publisher's catalogue. Bound in original brown cloth, gilt, with blind stamped borders. A little wear to extremities, browning of endpapers and foxing largely confined to last few pages; otherwise a very good copy. Some pencil notes at end Illustrated by 23 plates and by tables in text. A study of art theory in form and colour, well illustrated by plates. It considers the human figure, including 'feminine proportion and contour,' and colour harmony. David Ramsay Hay (1798-1866) was a Scottish artist, designer and colour theorist.

[Stock No. 27139]

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