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Gilpin, William 1724-1804

Overview
Works: 346 works in 1,703 publications in 7 languages and 18,041 library holdings
Genres: History  Commentaries  Exhibition catalogs  Sermons  Records and correspondence  Biography  Pictorial works  Catechisms  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Essays 
Roles: Author, Composer, Dubious author
Classifications: DA620, 709.42
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Observations on the coasts of Hampshire, Sussex, and Kent : relative chiefly to picturesque beauty : made in the summer of the year 1774 by William Gilpin( Book )

249 editions published between 1770 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clergyman, schoolmaster and writer on aesthetics, William Gilpin (1724-1804) is best known for his works on the picturesque. In his Essay on Prints, published in 1768 and reissued in this series, he defined picturesque as 'a term expressive of that peculiar kind of beauty, which is agreeable in a picture'. First published in 1786, this two-volume work formed part of a successful series which recorded his reflections on the picturesque across British landscapes. It traces the journey he made in 1772, equipped with notebook and sketching materials, in the Lake District
Three essays: On picturesque beauty; On picturesque travel; and On sketching landscape: to which is added a poem, On landscape painting by William Gilpin( Book )

97 editions published between 1792 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on prints by William Gilpin( Book )

96 editions published between 1768 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on forest scenery, and other woodland views, (relative chiefly to picturesque beauty). Illustrated by the scenes of New-Forest in Hampshire by William Gilpin( Book )

83 editions published between 1734 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dialogue upon the gardens of the right honourable the Lord Viscount Cobham at Stow in Buckinghamshire (1748) by William Gilpin( Book )

46 editions published between 1748 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year 1776, on several parts of Great Britain; particularily the High-lands of Scotland by William Gilpin( Book )

70 editions published between 1789 and 2014 in English and French and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Bernard Gilpin by William Gilpin( Book )

37 editions published between 1752 and 2005 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on the catechism of the Church of England. By William Gilpin by William Gilpin( )

71 editions published between 1779 and 2005 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exposition of the New Testament : intended as an introduction to the study of the Scriptures, by pointing out the leading sense, and connection of the sacred writers by William Gilpin( Book )

45 editions published between 1790 and 2005 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of John Trueman, and Richard Atkins to which is added a short account of Atkins' sister, also the life of William Baker, and a sermon preached at his funeral by William Gilpin( Book )

9 editions published between 1791 and 1817 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three dialogues on the amusements of clergymen by William Gilpin( Book )

30 editions published between 1796 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of a new poor-house, erected in the parish of Boldre, in New Forest, near Lymington by William Gilpin( Book )

21 editions published between 1796 and 2005 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moral contrasts: or, the power of religion exemplified under different characters. By William Gilpin by William Gilpin( )

19 editions published between 1798 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sermon preached in the parish church of Boldre in Hampshire, at the funeral of William Baker, May 18, 1791. To which is added a short account of his life. By William Gilpin by William Gilpin( Book )

21 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last work published of the Rev. William Gilpin ... : representing the effect of a morning, a noon tide, and an evening sun in thirty designs from nature by William Gilpin( Book )

5 editions published in 1810 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains uncoloured aquatints printed in buff and stone colour
Memoirs of Dr. Richard Gilpin, of Scaleby castle in Cumberland; and of his posterity in the two succeeding generations by William Gilpin( Book )

5 editions published between 1879 and 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Richard Gilpin was born in 1623 or 1625. He received at degree in divinity and was presented with the rectory of Greystock, Cumberland, England. While living he purchased Scaleby-castle in Cumberland. After leaving Greystock, he lived in retirement at Scaleby-castle, until he was offered the ministry of new meeting house at Newcastle upon Tyne. He died at Newcastle in February, 1699-1700. Descendants of his son, William Gilpin, lived in Cumberland and elsewhere
William Gilpin: his drawings, teaching, and theory of the picturesque by Carl Paul Barbier( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William writes to William : the correspondence of William Gilpin (1724-1804) and his grandson William (1789-1811) by Alain Kerherve( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Gilpin (1724-1804) is commonly known as one of the originators of the idea of the picturesque. He was also an Anglican clergyman, a schoolmaster with modern educational ideas and the author of several biographies, tours and essays. The present edition provides a first insight into his more personal writings, since it is made of the correspondence he exchanged with his grandson between 1794 and 1803. It is teeming with personal, intimate detail on his daily life, domestic and aestheti
 
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Observations on the coasts of Hampshire, Sussex, and Kent : relative chiefly to picturesque beauty : made in the summer of the year 1774
Alternative Names
Frampton, Josiah.

Frampton Josiah 1724-1804

Gilpin, Rev.

Gilpin, Rev. William

Gilpin, William

Gilpin, William M.A.

Gilpin, William, Rev.

Gilpin, William Sawrey 1724-1804

William Gilpin

William Gilpin British artist

William Gilpin Brits auteur

William Gilpin englischer Schriftsteller, Geistlicher und Künstler

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Languages
English (899)

French (21)

German (9)

Dutch (4)

Spanish (3)

Danish (1)

Italian (1)

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Three essays: On picturesque beauty; On picturesque travel; and On sketching landscape: to which is added a poem, On landscape paintingRemarks on forest scenery, and other woodland views, (relative chiefly to picturesque beauty). Illustrated by the scenes of New-Forest in HampshireObservations, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year 1776, on several parts of Great Britain; particularily the High-lands of Scotland