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Renaissance Watercolours: From Durer to Van Dyck

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Published By: Bloomsbury
 
Published: 04-Aug-2020
Format: Hardback, 256 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9781851779772
Stock Code: 1779772
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Many of the most beautiful Renaissance portraits, botanical illustrations and landscape paintings are watercolours.
Spanning the period 1450 o1640, this book considers these diverse artworks together, combining 150 paintings
by Leonardo da Vinci, Albrecht Du rer, Hans Holbein, Nicholas Hilliard and Anthony Van Dyck, as well as exquisite
works by less well-known figures such as Giulio Clovio, Joris Hoefnagel, Jacopo Ligozzi and Jacques le Moyne. It highlights the intellectual breadth and artistic quality of the Renaissance watercolour, a major art form that reached as far afield as the New World and the court of the Mughal emperor.Many of the most beautiful Renaissance portraits, botanical illustrations and landscape paintings are watercolours.
Spanning the period 1450 o1640, this book considers these diverse artworks together, combining 150 paintings
by Leonardo da Vinci, Albrecht Du rer, Hans Holbein, Nicholas Hilliard and Anthony Van Dyck, as well as exquisite
works by less well-known figures such as Giulio Clovio, Joris Hoefnagel, Jacopo Ligozzi and Jacques le Moyne. It highlights the intellectual breadth and artistic quality of the Renaissance watercolour, a major art form that reached as far afield as the New World and the court of the Mughal emperor.
Mark Evans is Senior Curator in the Word and Image Department at the V&A.