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ANTOINE-IGNACE MELLING (1763-1831): ARTISTE-VOYAGEUR {Antoine-Ignace Melling (1763-1831): Artist-Traveler}. Cornelis Boschma et al. Musee Carnavalet, Paris, 1992. Copyright 1991. Organized in association with Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Published by Uitgeverij Uniepers, Abcoude. French edition published by Paris-Musees. 244 pp. with 233 ills. (30 col.) and 120 reference ills. 35 x 25 cm. ISBN 2879000742 In French.
An extensive study of the oeuvre of French Neo-Classical artist and architect Melling, this catalogue presents more than 230 drawings, watercolors, paintings and prints, including many panoramic city views, landscapes and port scenes created in Turkey, the Netherlands, England and France as well as 120 images of Constantinople and the French Pyrenees executed for two books produced by the artist. Frequently incorporating excerpts from travel journals of the period, twelve scholarly essays discuss Melling's career and voyages, his ambitious projects to document notable architectural sites throughout Europe, and his solutions to problems of perspective in panoramic drawings.
Artist(s):Melling, Antoine-Ignace
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1800-1900 — Drawing and Watercolor
Plans: 50
Worldwide Number: 023484
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