The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Recently found by viaLibri....

Eerste beginselen der teken-kunst, vervattende in haar veelerlei oogen, neusen, monden, ooren, als meede natuurlyke beweegingen van hoofden, troniën, handen, voeten, armen, beenen, enz.Amsterdam, Reinier & Joachim II Ottens, [ca. 1730]. Folio. With letterpress title-page in red & black, engraved frontispiece self-portrait of Bloemaert engraved by Joachim Ottens, here serving as no. [1] of 140 engraved plates with drawn models of parts of the human body, and human figures and characters in various postures, movements and scenes. Mottled half sheepskin (ca. 1840?).
- WorldCat (1 or 2 copies); cf. Bolten, Method & Practice. Dutch & Flemish drawing books, pp. 51-67; Hollstein II, p. 86, nos. 36-155 (ca. 1650-ca. 1657 F. Bloemaert ed. of parts 1-6). Famous drawing book of Abraham Bloemaert (1564-1651), a very influential Dutch painter and art teacher. It contains 140 numbered engraved plates (with no text) providing models for drawing parts of the human body, including eyes, ears, noses, faces, hands, feet, arms, legs, busts, heads, hair styles and beards, some for men, women and children, as well as human figures and character types in various postures, kinds of movement, also including men, women and children. Four plates give models for drawing animals and animal's heads, including horses, cats, a dog, a fish, a lion and cattle. In good condition and with generous margins, with a small tear and minor smudges in the title-page, the first and last leaves slightly browned and a few unobtrusive restorations. A classic Dutch drawing book, providing a storehouse of human forms that influenced many artists for more than a century.
      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books]
Last Found On: 2017-02-23           Check availability:      ZVAB    

LINK TO THIS PAGE: www.vialibri.net/years/items/1357330/1840-bloemaert-abraham-eerste-beginselen-der-teken-kunst-vervattende

Browse more rare books from the year 1840


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.