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Master Class in Figure Drawing
     

Master Class in Figure Drawing

by Robert Beverly Hale, Terence Coyle
 

Robert Beverly Hale is recognized as America’s greatest teacher of figure drawing and artistic anatomy. His legendary classes at the Art Students League in New York, where he taught for forty years, inspired generations of artists. Now Watson Guptill is proud to present his towering masterpiece, Master Class in Figure Drawing, in its 25th Anniversary Edition.

Overview

Robert Beverly Hale is recognized as America’s greatest teacher of figure drawing and artistic anatomy. His legendary classes at the Art Students League in New York, where he taught for forty years, inspired generations of artists. Now Watson Guptill is proud to present his towering masterpiece, Master Class in Figure Drawing, in its 25th Anniversary Edition. Combining Hale’s words with the Old Master drawings on which his teaching method is based, the book captures the excitement of the great teacher’s classrooms. Each page radiates Hale’s magnetism, clarity, and wit; each chapter re-creates the drama of the lecture as Hale demonstrates that mastery of the figure and mastery of anatomy are inseparable. Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, Michaelangelo, Rubens, Raphael, and scores of other artists illuminate each point. Learn from the great masters—both master teachers and master artists—with Master Class in Figure Drawing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823002245
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/01/1985
Pages:
144

Meet the Author

Robert Beverly Hale (1901–1985) was curator emeritus of the American Painting and Sculpture Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. For forty years, he was instructor of artistic anatomy at the Art Students League. His other books include Drawing Lessons of the Great Masters and Anatomy Lessons from the Great Masters. Terence Coyle teaches figure painting and drawing at the Art Students League, and his paintings are held by important collections throughout the country. With Robert Beverly Hale, he is the co-author of Anatomy Lessons from the Great Masters. He lives in New York City.

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