This rare book constitutes the definitive guide to the school of etching, originally published in 1880 and written by the esteemed Philip Gilbert Hamerton. A comprehensive and insightful treatise on the subject, this book is a veritable must-have for connoisseurs of antiquarian art literature and students of the school of etching. Chapters ...Read MoreThis rare book constitutes the definitive guide to the school of etching, originally published in 1880 and written by the esteemed Philip Gilbert Hamerton. A comprehensive and insightful treatise on the subject, this book is a veritable must-have for connoisseurs of antiquarian art literature and students of the school of etching. Chapters contained herein include: Etching Compared with Other Arts, Difficulties and Facilities of Etching, The Popular Estimate of Etching, The Influence of Connoisseurship, Criticism and Practical Work, Favourable and Unfavourable Artistic Conditions, Comprehensiveness, and Abstraction; this text also covers many of the most influential etchers, including: Goya, Zeeman, Jongkind, Van S gravesande, Canaletti, Ruysdael, and many others. Philip Gilbert Hamerton was an English author, artist and art critic. Elected for modern republication due to its immense education and historic value, this scarce book is republished here with a new prefatory biography of the author.Read Less
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New. pp. 449. Lang: -English, Pages 449, It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back in black & white format . Hardcover with sewing binding with glossy laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, professionally processed without changing its contents. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Print on Demand.
Good. No dust jacket. Wonderful old book, black hardbound w/gilt illustration on front cover and spine, small tear to spine and front cover slightly loose at front cover, pages tanned w/age but clear-all proceeds benefit local library. Includes: illustrations, index. Large book with numerous plates, etchings
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