Holbein

Langdon, Helen

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An introduction to the work of Hans Holbein.

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ISBN: 9780714828671 Category: Tag:

Description

Hans Holbein the Younger (c. 1497-1543) is renowned for his incisive portraits of Norhern Europe’s courtiers, thinkers and statesmen, but his output was far more various, and included book illustration, large religious paintings and designs for jewellery and court fashions. This fine record of his career examines these varied aspects of his genius and beautifully illustrates the ways in which his miraculous technical accomplishment and attention to surface detail were married to acute observations of an empathy with his human subjects.

For this new edition of Helen Langdon’s introduction to Holbein, art historian James Malpas has selected additional illustrations and written detailed commentaries on each colour plate.

Additional information

Weight 536 g
Dimensions 305 × 225 × 10 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

126

Language

English

Edition

2nd Edition, Revised and enl

Dewey

759.3 (edition:20)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K