DIAZ, AE: Piranesi: A Vision of The Artist Through the Collection of Engravings of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Carlos (Bilingual Edition)

Book cover. Piranesi: A Vision of The Artist Through the Collection of Engravings of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Carlos (Bilingual Edition)Díaz, Adela Espinos. Piranesi: A Vision of The Artist Through the Collection of Engravings of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Carlos (Bilingual Edition). Meadows Museum, 2005. ISBN: 9788448242152. Unmarked. Like New in as new dust jacket. Paperback. (#31232) $40.00

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Accompanied a July 20-Septe, organized by the Generalitat Valencianamber 10, 2006 exhibition at the Meadows Museum. Text in English and Spanish. Dust jacket over paperback. 138p. Illustrated throughout.

Includes CD. Measures 10×11 inches.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) was an Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome and of fictitious and atmospheric prisons.

KOERNER, J: Durer’s Hands

Koerner, Joseph Leo. Durer’s Hands. New York: Frick Collection, 2006. ISBN: 0912114355. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31085) $30.00

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An examination of Durer’s drawings of his own body, as distinct from his explicit self-portraits, and their meaning for the artist himself and for his place in Western European art. From The Council of The Frick Collection Series. Albrecht Durer (1471-1528) was a German painter, printmaker, and theorist of the German Renaissance.

Beautifully illustrated with 31 B/W plates. References. Notes. 61p.

STEIN, P: Artists and Amateurs: Etching in 18th Century France

Stein, Perrin. Artists and Amateurs: Etching in 18th Century France. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013. ISBN: 9780300197006. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30676) $36.00

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Illustrated in color and black-and-white. Measures 9.25×10.75 inches. 231p.

Establishes the unique place of etching in the shifting social terrain of 18th-century Paris, and explores an artistic context in which conventional hierarchies of genre and medium were breached.

Features Watteau, Boucher, Fragonard, Hubert Robert, and others.

Topics include technique and practice, experimentation, and the crucial role of the amateur.