Batty, Captain.


From Drawings. R. Jennings ... 1825.
2nd Ed. Large paper copy. Sm. 4to. [iv]. 35 plates each with letterpress leaf. Some light browning, ex.-libris Bodegroes, inscription, contemporary cloth, some fading and fraying, minor marking, spine sl. chipped. First published in 1823. Robert Batty (1789–1848), army officer and artist. ODNB ‘... Acknowledged as ‘an amateur artist of considerable merit’ (Bryan, Painters, 11) ... Among artists of the English school, Samuel Redgrave concluded that ‘his industry was great, his works carefully and truthfully drawn, his architecture correct in its proportions and outlines, and his merits as a topographical draughtsman deserve recognition’ (Redgrave, 31) ...’
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