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Description - Anne Desmet: An Italian Journey by Anne Desmet

This delightful jewel-like book evokes unmistakably Italian landscapes and cityscapes. Anne Desmet's pen commits every detail to paper, and the small-scale format emphasises her distinctive flair for capturing the relationship between extreme foreground and distance. This is a unique opportunity to explore Italy, from the Apennines to the Veneto, through the eyes of a meticulous and precise artist. AUTHOR: Anne Desmet RA specialises in wood engravings, linocuts and mixed-media collages. She has received over thirty international awards, and her work is included in museum collections and publications worldwide. She was elected a member of the Royal Academy of Arts in May 2011. For fifteen years she was editor of Printmaking Today magazine, and has published three printmaking books. She lives and works in London. SELLING POINTS: Desmet's beautifully packaged book is packed, cover to cover, with a seductive grand tour of Italian cityscapes and landscapes Colourful and atmospheric sketches in pen, wash and watercolour grant a unique insight into the perspectives and preoccupations of the artist roaming abroad Transports the viewer from Rome and Venice to the landscapes of Sicily and Umbria 60 colour

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781910350546
ISBN-10: 1910350540
Format: Hardback
(100mm x 150mm x 0mm)
Pages: 124
Imprint: Royal Academy of Arts
Publisher: Royal Academy of Arts
Publish Date: 22-Sep-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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