The Print-Collector's Quarterly Volume 1, PT. 1

The Print-Collector's Quarterly Volume 1, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...this time he formed an intimate friendship with Robert Ladbrooke who was then an apprentice to a printer. The two youths spent all their spare time in drawing and studying together, sometimes from old prints, but more often from nature. "Among Crome's earliest patrons were Sir William Beechey, and a Mr. Harvey, who let him copy from his collection of Flemish and Dutch paintings. Crome became the founder of the only local school in England of any importance, the Norwich School. "In his etchings--for we must regard Crome as an etcher as well as a painter--he dealt chiefly with woodland and river scenes. Nothing can, in its way, be more perfect than his rendering in etching of the little bits of picturesque beauty that he met in his daily walks. His etchings, chiefly done for his own delight, were not published until after his death.' Bryan, "Dictionary of Painters and Engravers." It may seem strange, in a study of seventeenth-century etching, to include Crome, an Englishman whose work was done in the early nineteenth century. Yet his work was so entirely based on the work of Hobbema and Euisdael and he was so worthy a follower of these great painters that he seems to belong in this part of the history of landscape. # # The Hall Moore Road. ' The Dutch school was his life and his inspiration, and he died talking of Hobbema.' Frederick Wedmore, "Some Studies in English Art." Height 6%, width 8% inches. (See Illustration, page 148) IETER BOUT was born at Brussels in 1658. He painted chiefly in conjunction with Boudewyns, whose landscapes he ornamented with figures, representing assemblies, merrymakings, and such-like subjects. He did a like service for Van Artois, as for instance in a picture of 'Winter' in the Brussels...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236509005
  • 9781236509000