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LANDSCHAFT UND ARCHITEKTUR: HUBERT ROBERT UND SEINE ZEITGENOSSEN IN DER GRAPHISCHEN SAMMLUNG DES HESSISCHEN LANDESMUSEUMS DARMSTADT (Landscape and Architecture: Hubert Robert and His Contemporaries in the Graphic Art Collection of the Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt). Peter Marker and Jan Simane. Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, 1991. 106 pp. with 69 ills. (8 col.). 28 x 22 cm. LC 92-187796 ISBN 3926527250 In German.
Surveying the treatment of landscape and architectural themes in works by Robert (1733-1808) and some 25 other French and Italian artists of the 18th century (including Vernet, Natoire, Canaletto and Piranesi), this catalogue features reproductions of 61 drawings, watercolors and prints depicting Roman views, imaginary ruins, sculptural fountains and pastoral scenes. An essay outlining the history of the Darmstadt collection and discussing aspects of 18th-century draughtsmanship and aesthetics is augmented by individual commentaries on the featured works.
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1600-1800 — Drawing and Watercolor
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 054654
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