Lumen Picturae: A Classical Drawing Manual by Frederick De WitLumen Picturae: A Classical Drawing Manual by Frederick De Wit

Lumen Picturae: A Classical Drawing Manual

byFrederick De Wit

Hardcover | June 28, 2011

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LumenPicturae is a pictorial guide to classicaldrawing as exemplified by the sublime work of the influential 17th centuryDutch engraver Frederick de Wit. Presenting a carefully curated set of imagesnever before seen outside of rare book archives, Lumen Picturaerenders de Wits’ incomparable figure drawings available to the public forthe first time. In the tradition of Harold Speed’s The Practice and Scienceof Drawing, Andrew Loomis’s Figure Drawing for All It’s Worth,Gottfried Bammes’ Der NackteMensch, and George Bridgman's Complete Guide to Drawing from Life,the step-by-step visuals in Lumen Picturae arean indispensible handbook for visual artists both professional and amateur, andfor readers of any age or language who want to incorporate the incomparableinsight of classical Dutch figure studies into their drawing today.
Frederick de Wit published his workLumen Picturaein Amsterdam between 1660 and 1675. It is a book of great historic value that falls within the tradition of the treatises on illustration, which were an essential element in any artist's education up to the impressionist revolution. The complete version of this work, as we present it her...
Title:Lumen Picturae: A Classical Drawing ManualFormat:HardcoverDimensions:172 pages, 11.5 × 8 × 0.89 inPublished:June 28, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062048880

ISBN - 13:9780062048882

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