This prize-winning book offers the only comprehensive discussion available on materials, techniques, and condition issues in Western easel paintings from medieval times to the present. aAn essential handbook for the pro, and also a beautifully illustrated primer for the layperson. Kirsh and Levenson teach the most valuable lessons about painting of all: how meanings, material, and techniques are bound up together.aaJohn Walsh, former director, J. Paul Getty Museum aEvery element of Kirsh and Levenson's book is smart, concise, and informative. . . . [It is] the essential book on its subject.aaKenneth Baker, San Francisco Examiner a Chronicle aA long overdue book with direct relevance for modern students of the history of art.aaLibby Sheldon, Burlington MagazineUses technical analysis, including X-ray studies and direct examination of the canvas. ... Technical examination reveals that El Greco often revised paintings as he worked. ... London: National Gallery Publications and Yale University Press.
|Title||:||Seeing Through Paintings|
|Author||:||Andrea Kirsh, Rustin S. Levenson|
|Publisher||:||Yale University Press - 2002-04-01|