Techniques of the Great Masters of Art

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Chartwell Books, 1985 - Art - 541 pages
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The techniques of 77 of the world's greatest painters are examined in over 100 of their finest paintings. The book shows the development of technique from the frescoes of Giotto to the acrylic paintings of David Hockney, revealing the extent to which changes of technique and the evolution of artists' material went hand in hand.

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What this book is, is a look into the palletes, the strokes and the preparation of canvas of great masters of art. It is a spyglass image of value to those interested. What it does little to do is ... Read full review


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