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Techniques of the great masters of art

Material type: TextTextPublisher: Secaucus, N.J. : Chartwell Books, c1985Description: 541 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 31 cm.ISBN: 0890098794; 9780890098790.Subject(s): Painting -- Technique | Painting -- Appreciation | PaintersAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Techniques of the great masters of art.DDC classification: 750.118 | 702.8 Also issued online.
Contents:
1. Old Masters, 1300-1860 -- The Nativity (Arena Chapel, Padua) / Giotto -- The Virgin and child with Saints Dominic and Aurea / Duccio de Buoninsegna -- The Arnolfini marriage / Jan van Eyck -- The baptism of Christ / Piero della Francesca -- The Virgin of the rocks / Leonardo da Vinci -- The carrying of the cross / Hieronymous Bosch -- The death of Acteon / Titian -- A youth leaning against a tree among roses / Nicholas Hilliard -- The supper at Emmaus / Caravaggio -- Christ driving the traders from the Temple / El Greco -- The water seller of Seville / Diego Velazquez -- Portrait of Susanna Lunden, née Fourment / Peter Paul Rubens -- The feast of Belshazzar : the writing on the wall / Rembrandt van Rijn -- The guitar player / Jan Vermeer -- Fêtes Vénitiennes / Antoine Walteau -- Mrs. Hartley as a nymph with young Bacchus / Joshua Reynolds -- Portrait of the artist's wife / Thomas Gainsborough -- The body of Abel found by Adam and Eve / William Blake -- Chain Pier, Brighton / John Constable -- Oedipus and the Sphinx / Auguste-Dominique Lugres -- Taking of Constantinople by the Crusaders / EugéneDelacroix -- Snow storm / William Turner -- Walk to work / Jean Millet -- The awakening conscience / William Holman Hunt -- The meeting (Good Day Monsieur Courbet) / Gustave Courbet --
2. The Impressionists, 1860-1905 -- Introduction and background -- 1860-1870 -- 1860s introduction -- The picnic / Edouard Manet -- Deer haven on the stream of Plaisir-Fontaine, Doubs / Gustave Courbet -- The Bellilli Family / Edgar Degas -- Concert in the Tuileries / Edouard Manet -- L'Hermitage at Pontoise / Camille Pissarro -- Portraite of Frédéric Bazille / Pierre Auguste Renoir -- Bathing at La Grenouillère / Claude Monet -- 1870-1880 -- 1870s introduction -- Autumn, the haystacks / Jean François Millet -- Autumn at Argenteuil / Claude Monet -- House of the hanged man / Paul Cézanne -- The Parisian / Pierre Auguste Renoir -- Boats on the Seine / Alfred Sisley -- Saint-Lazare Station / Claude Monet -- Portrait of Madame Pissarro sewing near a window / Camille Pissarro -- Paris, a rainy day : intersection of the rue de Turin and the rue de Moscou / Gustave Caillebotte -- Roadmenders in the rue de Berne / Edouard Manet -- Portraite of Duranty / Edgar Degas -- 1880-1890 -- 1880s introduction -- Mountains see from l'Estaque / Paul Cézanne -- After the bath, woman drying herself / Edgar Degas -- Rocky crags at l'Estaque / Pierre Auguste Renoir -- Woman and child in the Garden at Bougival / Berthe Morisot -- Woman in black / Mary Cassatt -- Bathing Asnières / Georges Seurat -- Portrait of Mademoiselle Hélène Rouart -- The dining room / Paul Signac -- Apple picking at Eragny-sur-Epte / Camille Pissarro -- Antibes / Claude Monet -- Chair with pipe / Vincent van Gogh / The can-can / Georges Seurat -- 1890-1905 -- 1890s introduction -- Peach trees in blossom / Vincent van Gogh -- Jealousy / Edward Munch -- Still life with plaster Cupid / Paul Cézanne -- Christmas night or the blessing of the oxen / Paul Gauguin -- Te Reroia / Paul Guaguin -- The tête-à-tête supper / Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec -- Large bathers / Paul Cézanne -- Chronology --
3. Modern Masters, 1905-1980 -- Introduction and background -- 1905-1920 -- Introduction -- Still life : apples, bottle and chairback / Paul Cézanne -- Portrait of Matisse / André Derain -- Portrait of Derain / Henri Matisse -- The pool of London / André Derain -- The dream / Henri Rousseau -- Still life with chair caning / Pablo Picasso -- With Black Arch / Wassily Kandinsky -- Clarinette and bottle of rum on a mantelpiece / Georges Braque -- Guitar / Pablo Picasso -- Small pleasures / Wassily Kandinsky -- Entrifugal expansion of light / Gino Severini -- The bride stripped bare by her batchelors, even / Marcel Duchamp -- Interior at Antibes / Pierre Bonnard -- 1921-1940 -- Introduction -- Still life with beer mug / Fernand Léger -- House by the railroad / Edward Hopper -- Personage throwing a stone at a bird / Joan Miró -- Composition with red, yellow and blue (1921) / Piet Mondrian -- L'avant port, Marseilles / Edward Wadsworth -- La fenêtre / Pierre Bonnard -- Refuge / Paul Klee -- The persistence of memory / Salvador Dali -- Ad Parnassum / Paul Klee -- The petrified city : Le Puy, near Auch, Gers / Max Ernst -- Composition in red, yellow and blue (c.1937-42) / Piet Mondrian -- Mountain lake / Salvador Dali -- 1941-1960 -- Introduction -- Vox Angelica / Max Ernst -- Figure in a landscape / Francis Bacon -- Dhotel nuancé d'abricot / Jean Dubuffet -- Full fathom five / Jackson Pollock -- Autumn rhythm / Jackson Pollock -- L'escargot / Henri Matisse -- Annette assise / Alberto Giacometti -- Flag / Jasper Johns -- Target with four faces / Jasper Johns -- On the balcony / Peter Blake -- Getty Tomb II / Frank Stella -- 1961 onwards -- Introduction -- Spawn / Morris Louis -- First landing jump / Robert Rauchenberg -- Towards a definitive statement... / Richard Hamilton -- Marilyn diptych / Andy Warhol -- Hyena stomp / Frank Stella -- Whaam! / Roy Lichtenstein -- In the car / Roy Lichtenstein -- A bigger splash / David Hockney -- Mr. and Mrs. Clark and Percy / David Hockney -- Detail of : fifteen part drawing using four colours and all variations (straight parallel lines, each colour in a different direction / Sol Le Witt -- Large interior, W9 / Lucien Freud.
Summary: The techniques of 77 of the world's greatest painters are examined in over 100 of their finest paintings. The book shows the development of technique from the frescoes of Giotto to the acrylic paintings of David Hockney, revealing the extent to which changes of technique and the evolution of artists' material went hand in hand.
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ND1471 .T43 1985 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001295476

"This volume is an amalgamation of the following books: Techniques of the world's great painters, Techniques of the impressionists, Techniques of modern art."

Includes index.

Also issued online.

Includes bibliographical references.

1. Old Masters, 1300-1860 -- The Nativity (Arena Chapel, Padua) / Giotto -- The Virgin and child with Saints Dominic and Aurea / Duccio de Buoninsegna -- The Arnolfini marriage / Jan van Eyck -- The baptism of Christ / Piero della Francesca -- The Virgin of the rocks / Leonardo da Vinci -- The carrying of the cross / Hieronymous Bosch -- The death of Acteon / Titian -- A youth leaning against a tree among roses / Nicholas Hilliard -- The supper at Emmaus / Caravaggio -- Christ driving the traders from the Temple / El Greco -- The water seller of Seville / Diego Velazquez -- Portrait of Susanna Lunden, née Fourment / Peter Paul Rubens -- The feast of Belshazzar : the writing on the wall / Rembrandt van Rijn -- The guitar player / Jan Vermeer -- Fêtes Vénitiennes / Antoine Walteau -- Mrs. Hartley as a nymph with young Bacchus / Joshua Reynolds -- Portrait of the artist's wife / Thomas Gainsborough -- The body of Abel found by Adam and Eve / William Blake -- Chain Pier, Brighton / John Constable -- Oedipus and the Sphinx / Auguste-Dominique Lugres -- Taking of Constantinople by the Crusaders / EugéneDelacroix -- Snow storm / William Turner -- Walk to work / Jean Millet -- The awakening conscience / William Holman Hunt -- The meeting (Good Day Monsieur Courbet) / Gustave Courbet --

2. The Impressionists, 1860-1905 -- Introduction and background -- 1860-1870 -- 1860s introduction -- The picnic / Edouard Manet -- Deer haven on the stream of Plaisir-Fontaine, Doubs / Gustave Courbet -- The Bellilli Family / Edgar Degas -- Concert in the Tuileries / Edouard Manet -- L'Hermitage at Pontoise / Camille Pissarro -- Portraite of Frédéric Bazille / Pierre Auguste Renoir -- Bathing at La Grenouillère / Claude Monet -- 1870-1880 -- 1870s introduction -- Autumn, the haystacks / Jean François Millet -- Autumn at Argenteuil / Claude Monet -- House of the hanged man / Paul Cézanne -- The Parisian / Pierre Auguste Renoir -- Boats on the Seine / Alfred Sisley -- Saint-Lazare Station / Claude Monet -- Portrait of Madame Pissarro sewing near a window / Camille Pissarro -- Paris, a rainy day : intersection of the rue de Turin and the rue de Moscou / Gustave Caillebotte -- Roadmenders in the rue de Berne / Edouard Manet -- Portraite of Duranty / Edgar Degas -- 1880-1890 -- 1880s introduction -- Mountains see from l'Estaque / Paul Cézanne -- After the bath, woman drying herself / Edgar Degas -- Rocky crags at l'Estaque / Pierre Auguste Renoir -- Woman and child in the Garden at Bougival / Berthe Morisot -- Woman in black / Mary Cassatt -- Bathing Asnières / Georges Seurat -- Portrait of Mademoiselle Hélène Rouart -- The dining room / Paul Signac -- Apple picking at Eragny-sur-Epte / Camille Pissarro -- Antibes / Claude Monet -- Chair with pipe / Vincent van Gogh / The can-can / Georges Seurat -- 1890-1905 -- 1890s introduction -- Peach trees in blossom / Vincent van Gogh -- Jealousy / Edward Munch -- Still life with plaster Cupid / Paul Cézanne -- Christmas night or the blessing of the oxen / Paul Gauguin -- Te Reroia / Paul Guaguin -- The tête-à-tête supper / Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec -- Large bathers / Paul Cézanne -- Chronology --

3. Modern Masters, 1905-1980 -- Introduction and background -- 1905-1920 -- Introduction -- Still life : apples, bottle and chairback / Paul Cézanne -- Portrait of Matisse / André Derain -- Portrait of Derain / Henri Matisse -- The pool of London / André Derain -- The dream / Henri Rousseau -- Still life with chair caning / Pablo Picasso -- With Black Arch / Wassily Kandinsky -- Clarinette and bottle of rum on a mantelpiece / Georges Braque -- Guitar / Pablo Picasso -- Small pleasures / Wassily Kandinsky -- Entrifugal expansion of light / Gino Severini -- The bride stripped bare by her batchelors, even / Marcel Duchamp -- Interior at Antibes / Pierre Bonnard -- 1921-1940 -- Introduction -- Still life with beer mug / Fernand Léger -- House by the railroad / Edward Hopper -- Personage throwing a stone at a bird / Joan Miró -- Composition with red, yellow and blue (1921) / Piet Mondrian -- L'avant port, Marseilles / Edward Wadsworth -- La fenêtre / Pierre Bonnard -- Refuge / Paul Klee -- The persistence of memory / Salvador Dali -- Ad Parnassum / Paul Klee -- The petrified city : Le Puy, near Auch, Gers / Max Ernst -- Composition in red, yellow and blue (c.1937-42) / Piet Mondrian -- Mountain lake / Salvador Dali -- 1941-1960 -- Introduction -- Vox Angelica / Max Ernst -- Figure in a landscape / Francis Bacon -- Dhotel nuancé d'abricot / Jean Dubuffet -- Full fathom five / Jackson Pollock -- Autumn rhythm / Jackson Pollock -- L'escargot / Henri Matisse -- Annette assise / Alberto Giacometti -- Flag / Jasper Johns -- Target with four faces / Jasper Johns -- On the balcony / Peter Blake -- Getty Tomb II / Frank Stella -- 1961 onwards -- Introduction -- Spawn / Morris Louis -- First landing jump / Robert Rauchenberg -- Towards a definitive statement... / Richard Hamilton -- Marilyn diptych / Andy Warhol -- Hyena stomp / Frank Stella -- Whaam! / Roy Lichtenstein -- In the car / Roy Lichtenstein -- A bigger splash / David Hockney -- Mr. and Mrs. Clark and Percy / David Hockney -- Detail of : fifteen part drawing using four colours and all variations (straight parallel lines, each colour in a different direction / Sol Le Witt -- Large interior, W9 / Lucien Freud.

The techniques of 77 of the world's greatest painters are examined in over 100 of their finest paintings. The book shows the development of technique from the frescoes of Giotto to the acrylic paintings of David Hockney, revealing the extent to which changes of technique and the evolution of artists' material went hand in hand.

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