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Fine old master and modern prints

Christie, Manson and Woods Ltd.

Fine old master and modern prints

(catalogue of auction, July 2nd 1975)

by Christie, Manson and Woods Ltd.

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Published by Christie"s in London .
Written in English


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StatementChristie, Manson and Woods.
The Physical Object
Pagination76p. :
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19831870M

They were much cheaper than manuscript books, and were mostly produced in the Netherlands; the Art of Dying Ars moriendi was the most famous; thirteen different sets of blocks are known. The Ideology of the Aestheticthough the point of invention is often placed earlier, in the Italian Renaissance ; Anthony Blunt notes that the term arti di disegnoa similar concept, emerged in Italy in the midth century. Image x mm. The effect of the development of the print-selling trade is a matter of scholarly controversy, but there is no question that by the mid-century the rate of original printmaking in Italy had declined considerably from that of a generation earlier, if not as precipitously as in Germany.

He visited Antwerp, a reflection of the power the publishers there now had over what was now a European market for prints. Israhel van Meckenem after the Master E. The three stories in this section warn of temptation or laud virtue, captured in a moment of heightened tension or drama. However, his later prints suffered from straining after an Italian grandeur, which left only the technique applied to far less dynamic compositions.

Each volume has a short introduction by Theodore Besterman, the late renowned bibliographer. From early on, paper mills have marked their papers with watermarks. The cult of the individual artistic genius, which was an important part of the Renaissance theoretical basis for the distinction between "fine" and other art, drew on classical precedent, especially as recorded by Pliny the Elder. As with the art of the Chinese, the art of the Yoruba is also often composed of what would ordinarily be considered in the West to be craft production. The largest collection of his prints is at Amsterdam; these were probably kept as a collection, perhaps by the artist himself, from around the time of their creation. Philippe Galle founded another long-lived family business.


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