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Hollar Drawings, Denkstein, Vladimír (text) and Michael Kitson (foreward)

Author Name    Denkstein, Vladimír (text) and Michael Kitson (foreward)

Title   Hollar Drawings

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st

Publisher   London Orbis Publishing 1977

ISBN Number    0856132314 / 9780856132315

Seller ID   14148

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The Czech artist, Wenceslaus Hollar, has left behind one of the most important visual records of the seventeenth century. He spent much of his time travelling and living abroad, most notably in Germany, Holland, and England, where he became Scenographer Royal in 1666. To all of these countries he brought an eye keen on detail, an inquiring mind and a deep feeling for people and places. The result is the drawings and etchings of towns and landscapes for which he is best known. Over a hundred of Hollar's drawings have been carefully reproduced in this book, most of them by the highly faithful collotype process, and all have full cataloging information. These are supported by an account of Hollar's life and work which gives a comprehensive assessment of his unique talents and artistic importance.

Czech artist

Price = 20.00 USD



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