Drawings

Flaxman: Master of the Purist Line

282 x 210 mm, paperback, 64 pages, 110 illustrations
PRICE: £19.95
ISBN: 978 0 954228 42 2

 

The sculptor and draughtsman John Flaxman (1755-1826) is here celebrated and described in six essays followed by a catalogue illustrating the various directions of his work. Read more


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