French Watercolours of the 18th Century With 42 Hand Mounted Plates

By: Huisman, Philippe

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Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is edgeworn with some discolouration to edges and rear. Black & white illustrations and 42 tipped in full colour plates. Translated from the French by Diana Imber. 138 pages Opens with a long introductory chapter which outlines the development of watercolour painting in France and then gives a general survey of the art during the period setting within its social context. The plates are augmented by fully documented commentary and stylistic assessment; a section provides information on the technical methods used by the watercolourists and a final section contains biographies of the artists whose works have been reproduced.

Title: French Watercolours of the 18th Century With 42 Hand Mounted Plates

Author Name: Huisman, Philippe

Categories: Art-Reference,

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1969

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID273730

Keywords: Art Art history French Art watercolour art,