French Master Drawings: From the Collection of Muriel Butkin

French Master Drawings: From the Collection of Muriel Butkin

By: Sylvaine Bellinger (author), Patrick Shaw Cable (author), Carter Foster (author)Hardback

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Description

Muriel Butkin has a fine private collection of master drawings, more than 450 in all. She has concentrated on French artists of the 18th and 19th centuries, with particular focus on figure studies, portraits, animals, interiors, mythological subjects, unusual landscapes, and sketchbooks. This volume publishes 59 of the most important drawings, each reproduced in duotone and accompanied by a comprehensive essay. Among them are works by artists such as Coypel, Boucher, Greuze, David, Gericault, Millet, Degas, Carot, Daubigny, Rodin and Puvis de Chavannes, as well as previously unknown rarities.

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About Author

Carter E. Foster, a native of Atlanta, was a print specialist at the New York Public Library before becoming associate curator of drawings at the Cleveland Museum; he lives in Cleveland.

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/05/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780940717671
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780940717671
  • weight: 1207
  • ISBN10: 0940717670

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