Holbein: Colour Library

Holbein: Colour Library

by Helen Langdon
     
 

Hans Holbein the Younger ( c.1497-1543) is renowned for his incisive portraits of Northern Europe's courtiers, thinkers and statesmen, but his output was far more various, and included book illustration, large religious paintings and designs for jewellery and curt fashions. This fine record of his career examines these varied aspects of his genius and beautifully… See more details below

Overview

Hans Holbein the Younger ( c.1497-1543) is renowned for his incisive portraits of Northern Europe's courtiers, thinkers and statesmen, but his output was far more various, and included book illustration, large religious paintings and designs for jewellery and curt fashions. This fine record of his career examines these varied aspects of his genius and beautifully illustrates the ways in which his miraculous technical accomplishment and attention to surface detail were married to acute observation to surface detail were married to acute observation of and empathy with his human subjects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714828671
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Series:
Phaidon Colour Library Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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