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Francesco Guardi 1712-1793

George A. Simonson

Francesco Guardi 1712-1793 is a comprehensive book written by George A. Simonson that provides a detailed account of the life and works of the famous Italian painter, Francesco Guardi. The book covers the entire career of the artist, from his early training to his later years, and includes a wide range of his paintings, drawings, and sketches.The book is divided into several sections, each of which focuses on a different aspect of the artist's life and work. The first section provides an overview of Guardi's life and career, including his early years in Venice and his later travels to other parts of Italy and Europe. The second section focuses on Guardi's artistic style and technique, exploring his use of light, color, and composition to create his distinctive works.The third section of the book features a detailed analysis of some of Guardi's most famous paintings, including his views of Venice, his portraits, and his scenes of everyday life. Each painting is accompanied by a full-color reproduction and an in-depth discussion of its historical and artistic significance.The final section of the book includes a comprehensive catalog of Guardi's works, listing all of his known paintings, drawings, and sketches. This section also includes a bibliography and an index, making it a valuable resource for scholars and collectors alike.Overall, Francesco Guardi 1712-1793 is a must-read for anyone interested in the life and works of this important artist. With its detailed analysis, beautiful reproductions, and comprehensive catalog, the book provides a thorough and engaging exploration of Guardi's art and legacy.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 200
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.25in - 0.42in - 1.02lb
  • EAN: 9781428632448
  • Categories: Europe - FranceEuropean - FrenchEurope - France