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Old Master Life Drawings 44 Plates (Dover Art Library) by James Spero

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Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English


  • History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600,
  • History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Techniques - Drawing,
  • Nude in art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Art / Fine Arts,
  • Figure drawing,
  • Catalogs

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7636014M
ISBN 100486252337
ISBN 109780486252339

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Jan 01,  · Old Master Life Drawings by James Spero, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(23). 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. Includes works by Filippino Lippi, Andrea del Sarto, Titian, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, and Ingres. More than 40 works, dating from the 15th through 19th centuries, include drawings by Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Rubens, Tintoretto, Titian, Raphael, Ingres, and other celebrated artists. Reproduced from rare portfolios, the sketches offer self-contained lessons in foreshortening and the handling of various media, including ink, chalk, pencil, and charcoal. Dec 28,  · Old Master Drawings are often intricately linked with the history of the country in which they were produced: 17th-century Holland, for example, was an iconoclastic Protestant country, so there were almost no commissions for religious paintings — and, with no real aristocracy, King or court, most art was bought privately.

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In art history, "Old Master" (or "old master") refers to any painter of skill who worked in Europe before about , or a painting by such an artist. An "old master print" is an original print (for example an engraving or etching) made by an artist in the same period. . Old Master Life Drawings: 44 Plates James Spero. From earliest days, artists have sought to record the beauty, form, movement, and infinite variety of the human body. Among the most successful were the great masters of the various European traditions and schools of art. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers. What is the definition of an Old Master print? The term refers to any printed image, irrespective of the actual printing technique employed, which has been created during a period of over years, from the beginning of printmaking in Europe to the end of the 18th century or early 19th century. Master of chiaroscuro, noted for his religious pictures and still-lifes. Anthony Van Dyck () Infant prodigy, pupil of Rubens, noted for his portraits. Diego Velazquez () Court painter, possibly the greatest old master of the Spanish school. Claude Lorrain .