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An Italian journey / Anne Desmet.

By: Desmet, Anne, 1964- [artist.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Royal Academy of Arts, [2016]Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 11 x 16 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1910350540; 9781910350546.Uniform titles: Works. Selections Subject(s): Watercolor painting, British -- 20th century | Watercolor painting, British -- 21st century | Pen drawing | Italy -- Pictorial worksSummary: Anne Desmet's pen commits every detail to paper, and the small-scale format emphasises her distinctive flair for capturing the relationship between extreme foreground and distance. This is a unique opportunity to explore Italy, from the Apennines to the Veneto, through the eyes of a meticulous and precise artist. Her beautifully packaged book is packed, cover to cover, with a seductive grand tour of Italian cityscapes and landscapes. Her colourful and atmospheric sketch in pen, wash and watercolour grant a unique insight into the perspectives and preoccupations of the artist roaming abroad and transports the viewer from Rome and Venice to the landscapes of Sicily and Umbria.
List(s) this item appears in: BSR new acquisitions 2017
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Anne Desmet's pen commits every detail to paper, and the small-scale format emphasises her distinctive flair for capturing the relationship between extreme foreground and distance. This is a unique opportunity to explore Italy, from the Apennines to the Veneto, through the eyes of a meticulous and precise artist. Her beautifully packaged book is packed, cover to cover, with a seductive grand tour of Italian cityscapes and landscapes. Her colourful and atmospheric sketch in pen, wash and watercolour grant a unique insight into the perspectives and preoccupations of the artist roaming abroad and transports the viewer from Rome and Venice to the landscapes of Sicily and Umbria.

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