The Craftsman Revealed
Adriaen De Vries, Sculptor in Bronze
By (author) Jane Bassett
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Craftsman Revealed by Jane Bassett
Book DescriptionDutch sculptor Adriaen de Vries (1556-1626) spent much of his life working for the most discerning royal courts of the age, including that of Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II in Prague.A master of composition and technique, De Vries was relatively unknown until the J. Paul Getty Museum's groundbreaking exhibition in 1999, which firmly established his reputation and afforded a rare opportunity to study in depth a large number of bronzes."The Craftsman Revealed" is a richly illustrated volume that presents the results of the technical study of 25 bronzes from the exhibition. It provides a concise overview of the artist and his technical methods, as well as detailed case studies of individual statues.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780892369195
(267mm x 203mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Getty Conservation Institute,US
Publisher: Getty Trust Publications
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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This is a short, illustrated dictionary of the terms most commonly used by artists and art historians when discussing the making of Western sculpture. Explanations of the technical terms most frequently encountered by students and museum visitors are presented in a portable format.
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Author Biography - Jane Bassett
Jane Bassett is associate conservator of decorative arts and sculpture at the J. Paul Getty Museum.
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