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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Great Drawings of Nudes: 45 Works (Dover Art Library)

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An impressive sampling of life drawings by 45 of the art world's greatest masters displays the styles of figure drawing across five centuries. Featured works range from Albrecht Dürer's brush-and-ink drawing of Female Nude, Seen from the Back, Holding a Staff and a Drapery to Modigliani's mixed-media Caryatid. Other splendid drawings include Raphael's image of Leda and the swan, a study by Rubens for a portrait of St. Mary Magdalen, and sketches by Hogarth, Constable, Ingres, Gauguin, Matisse, Rodin, and other artists. Of particular value to artists and students, this inexpensive collection will be treasured by all lovers of fine art. 45 black-and-white illustrations. Captions.

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This volume offers an impressive sampling of life drawings by 45 of the art world's greatest masters. From Albrecht Dürer's 15th-century brush-and-ink drawing of Female Nude, Seen from the Back and Modigliani's mixed media presentation of Caryatid to splendid drawings by Raphael, Rubens, van Dyck, Hogarth, Constable, Ingres, Gauguin, Matisse, and 35 other outstanding artists, these carefully selected plates display the varying styles and traditions of drawing the human figure over five centuries. Of great value to students and artists, this collection will be welcomed by museum-goers and lovers of fine art everywhere.

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An impressive sampling of life drawings by 45 of the art world's greatest masters displays the styles of figure drawing across five centuries, from Dürer and Michelangelo to Modigliani and Derain. Featured artists include Raphael, Rubens, van Dyck, Hogarth, Constable, Ingres, Gauguin, Matisse, Rodin, and others. 45 black-and-white illustrations. Captions.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486427669
Editor:
Grafton, Carol Belanger
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Grafton, Carol Belanger
Author:
Grafton, Carol Belanger
Location:
New York
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Nudes & Erotic
Subject:
Nude in art
Subject:
Figure drawing
Subject:
Drawing - General
Subject:
Techniques - Drawing
Subject:
Figure drawing - Europe
Subject:
Art-Erotic Art
Subject:
Art - Drawing
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Fine Art, History of Art
Series Volume:
107-33
Publication Date:
20030731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
11 x 8.25 in 0.36 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
This volume offers an impressive sampling of life drawings by 45 of the art world's greatest masters. From Albrecht Dürer's 15th-century brush-and-ink drawing of Female Nude, Seen from the Back and Modigliani's mixed media presentation of Caryatid to splendid drawings by Raphael, Rubens, van Dyck, Hogarth, Constable, Ingres, Gauguin, Matisse, and 35 other outstanding artists, these carefully selected plates display the varying styles and traditions of drawing the human figure over five centuries. Of great value to students and artists, this collection will be welcomed by museum-goers and lovers of fine art everywhere.
"Synopsis" by ,
An impressive sampling of life drawings by 45 of the art world's greatest masters displays the styles of figure drawing across five centuries, from Dürer and Michelangelo to Modigliani and Derain. Featured artists include Raphael, Rubens, van Dyck, Hogarth, Constable, Ingres, Gauguin, Matisse, Rodin, and others. 45 black-and-white illustrations. Captions.
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