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Sandro Botticelli And Simonetta Vespucci In Renaissance Florence, Italy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The details of Simonetta Vespucci's life have been obscured in many respects by a litany of romantic works in the years after her very untimely death at age 23. She was revered by Florentines after she wed a member of the Vespucci family and relocated south of her home in Genoa. Numerous men idolized her including the Medici brothers and the artist who painted her most notably, Sandro Botticelli.
Rembrandt Etchings - Looking at Rembrandt's Prints
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Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by Liesbeth Heenk. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
In his day, Rembrandt was better known as an etcher than a painter. Looking at his prints requires a little time and patience from the viewer, but the rewards are well worth the effort. This richly illustrated e-book will guide you on your visual journey of discovery, and allow you to see why Rembrandt was the greatest of all seventeenth century printmakers.
Rūta
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You set the price! Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rūta delves into the conscience of a secondary school teacher, optimistic and enthusiastic at the start of his career. He falls in love with his tutor group, one of whom, Rūta, a new arrival from Lithuania, seems to him a perfect student. He fixates on what she represents, as the reality of modern schools saps his energy and weakens his resolve.
The Art of John Seymour Lindsay - The Building Sketches
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Series: The hidden art of John Seymour Lindsay, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
John Seymour Lindsay had an obsession with period buildings. Between 1906 and 1910 he travelled around southern England sketching country houses and buildings of antiquity. He was a master draughtsman with a great eye for perspective. During this time he finely tuned the art of using his pencil to draw out the character of a subject through great composition and clever use of light and shade.