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CATALOG ZU AUSSTELLUNGEN... ZUM 400. GEBURTSTAG DES HOCHBERUHMTEN DELINEATORIS (ZEICHNERS), INCISORIS (STECHERS) ET EDITORIS (VERLEGERS) MATTHAEUS MERIAN DES AELTEREN (Catalogue of the Exhibition... on the 400th Birthday of the Highly Renowned Draughtsman, Engraver and Publisher Matthaeus Merian the Elder). Wilhelm Bingsohn et al. Museum fur Kunsthandwerk, Frankfurt am Main, 1993. Organized and published in association with Offentliche Kunstsammlung, Basel, and Historisches Museum, Frankfurt am Main. 364 pp. with 366 ills. (50 col.). 24 x 22 cm. LC 94-120092 ISBN 3882700653 In German.
This scholarly study of the career and oeuvre of noted German engraver and publisher Merian (1593-1650) features detailed documentation of some 75 drawings and more than 200 prints by the artist and his workshop, among them depictions of biblical subjects, illustrations and title pages for books on history, theology and medicine, and many of the topographical views for which Merian is best known. Nine essays include a biographical text, discussions of Merian's significance as a draughtsman, printmaker and publisher, and examinations of individual themes treated in his work.
Artist(s):Merian, Matthaeus
Indexing: Western, Europe — Germany — 1600-1800 — Graphic Arts (Prints)
Plans: 01,06,13,15
Worldwide Number: 024358
Paperbound $60.00    

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