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OP TRAITE DU TRAIT/TRACTATUS TRACTUS (Treatise on the Stroke). Hubert Damisch. Musee du Louvre, Paris, 1995. Published by Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris. 216 pp. with 145 ills. (42 col.). 30 x 21 cm. LC 95-211256 ISBN 2711829391 In French.
Accompanying an exhibition of some 60 drawings from the Louvre's collection, this catalogue presents a series of scholarly texts investigating the aesthetic, perceptual and psychological significance of the pencil or brush stroke as reflected in the featured works, which range from Chinese ink paintings and sheets by Leonardo, Fra Angelico and Durer to compositions by Seurat, Picasso and Dubuffet.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Several Periods — Drawing and Watercolor
Plans: 02,04,19
Worldwide Number: 025034
Paperbound Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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