Prudhon: 165 Plates by Maria Peitcheva

Prudhon: 165 Plates

byMaria Peitcheva

Kobo ebook | February 24, 2016

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The highlights of this book are the 85 color plates of Prud'hon's academic figure drawings, or "acadamies" as they are known. These drawings dignified and stunningly beautiful. Unfortunately, Prud'hon's drawing techniques have been lost and there is no definitive work describing how they were produced. Many of these drawings have unfinished sections and you can see not only the basic structure, but the construction process as well. This context of Academy training in drawing is particularly important in the case of Prud’hon. Delacroix noted how, even late in life, Prud’hon “habitually spent all his evenings in the studio of his student, M. Trezel, drawing after live models ... as if himself were the student.” Prud’hon was not so unusual in making académies throughout his entire career; he was extremely unusual in making more and more académies as his career advanced, especially as a substitute for finished paintings.

Title:Prudhon: 165 PlatesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 24, 2016Publisher:Maria PeitchevaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:8892557661

ISBN - 13:9788892557666

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