Anatomy Lessons from the Great Masters

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Watson-Guptill Publications, Jan 1, 1977 - Art - 271 pages
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Author Robert Beverly Hale turns to some of the world's greatest figure draftsmen to teach the fundamentals of figure drawing and artistic anatomy. One hundred drawings by such artistic giants as Michelangelo, da Vinci, Rembrandt, and many others, are faithfully reproduced and analyzed for the basic principles they exemplify. 100 plates. 200 diagrammatic drawings.

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It's rare to find good, comprehensive books on drawing the anatomy. Each of these the first, the return of a classic; the second, a focused study; and the third, lessons from the masters deserves a ... Read full review


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Hale was America's best-known teacher of figure/anatomy drawing during his long years as an instructor at the Art Student League. (deceased)

Coyle is an artist and respected teacher whose work is exhibited often.

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