This book brings together 50 exquisite portrait drawings from the Renaissance and Baroque periods, including works by da Vinci, Dürer, Holbein, Bernini, Carracci, Clouet and Rembrandt. These works capture a moment of connection between artist and sitter: an encounter.
This book, like the exhibition it accompanies, looks at the special pictorial and thematic characteristics of Cezanne's portraiture practice, including his creation of complementary pairs and multiple versions of the same subject . The chronological development of the artist's portraiture is also (...)
Published to accompany a major international exhibition, David Hockney: Drawing from Life features Hockney's drawings from the 1950s to the present day, and focuses on his depictions of himself and a small group of sitters close to him: his muse, Celia Birtwell; his mother, Laura Hockney; and his (...)