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Old Master Portrait Drawings: 47 Works
     

Old Master Portrait Drawings: 47 Works

by James Spero (Editor)
 

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Here are 47 masterpieces of the art of portrait drawing, selected from the work of an elite group of artists who represent the great schools and traditions of Italy and northern Europe from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Among the artists are Andrea Mantegna, Filippino Lippi, Raphael, Dürer, Andrea del Sarto, Titian, Pontormo, Lucas van Leyden, Holbein,

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Here are 47 masterpieces of the art of portrait drawing, selected from the work of an elite group of artists who represent the great schools and traditions of Italy and northern Europe from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Among the artists are Andrea Mantegna, Filippino Lippi, Raphael, Dürer, Andrea del Sarto, Titian, Pontormo, Lucas van Leyden, Holbein, Rubens, Hals, Bernini, Van Dyck, Rembrandt, Hyacinthe Rigaud, Watteau, and Ingres. In these striking, brilliantly realized portraits, art students will find a concise survey of the finest examples of portrait drawing — works of art whose deeply impressive effects were attained through great individuality of focus, style, and technical achievement. Art enthusiasts will savor the choice, far-ranging content of this exemplary collection, which combines in one inexpensive volume master drawings by so many great artists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486263649
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
07/01/1990
Series:
Dover Fine Art, History of Art Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
764,427
Product dimensions:
8.16(w) x 11.12(h) x 0.14(d)

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