1889 Pen Drawing and Pen Draughtsmen Their Work and Their Methods a Study of the Art To-Day With Technical Suggestions
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
The first edition.
A detailed artistic work exploring the art of those who work with pen as their medium. This volume explores the history of pen drawing, with those such as Rembrandt, moving on to the modern day, and looking at different countries and their famous artists in turn.
Artists discussed here include Raffaelli, Renoir, Caldecott, Greenaway, Thomson, and more.
Lavishly illustrated throughout with a frontispiece and many full paged and in text illustrations, including one folding plate and fourteen plates.
Written by Joseph Pennell, a leading American artist.
In the original publisher's paper covered boards. Externally, boards and spine are discoloured with some marks. A little light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Front hinge is starting. Spots to the endpapers. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper. Internally, generally firmly bound, pages 51-55 are detaching. Pages are bright with the occasional spot.
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