Shakespeare's London: Nick Craine After Wenceslaus Hollar

byNick CraineIntroduction byDaniel Fischlin

August 26, 2019|
Shakespeare's London: Nick Craine After Wenceslaus Hollar by Nick Craine
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"Nick Craine's remarkable recreation of Hollar's perspectival masterpiece speaks in its own terms. Internalizing a landscape makes it come alive in the imagination, the rhythm of the ink tuned to internal forms as line follows line.

The deeper goes the gaze the more lost to that world one becomes, the more the details speak in uncanny echoes."

-- From the folio notes by Daniel Fischlin

Shakespeare's London is a benchmark achievement in the career of one Canada's best-selling illustrators. A stunning 5-panel accordion fold that unfolds to 39" x 12.7", Craine's adaptation of Wenceslaus Hollar's epic Long View of London from Bankside is a preview of his 3-part graphic novel about Shakespeare, entitled Parchment of Light. Immersive and elliptically captivating, Shakespeare's London offers a new interpretation of Elizabethan London before the Great Fire.

Born in Toronto in 1971, NICK CRAINE is a visual artist from Guelph, Ontario, Canada. His illustrations have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Republic, and many more. In 2008 he was chosen as 1 of 6 Canadians included in the Taschen international anthology Illustration Now, a sampling o...
Title:Shakespeare's London: Nick Craine After Wenceslaus HollarFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:5 pages, 13.38 X 7.88 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:5 pages, 13.38 X 7.88 X 0.5 inPublished:August 26, 2019Publisher:Nick Craine EditionsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1999410203

ISBN - 13:9781999410209

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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