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Great artists and great anatomists

Knox, Robert

Great artists and great anatomists

a biographical and philosophical study

by Knox, Robert

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anatomy, Artistic.,
  • Human figure in art.,
  • Artists -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1852 ed. published by J. Van Voorst, London.

    Statementby R. Knox.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7570 .K57 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 213 p. ;
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5200287M
    ISBN 10040413291X
    LC Control Number75023734
    OCLC/WorldCa2595909

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    The Quick and the Dead focuses on a range of artists, among them Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Albrecht Drer, William Hogarth, George Stubbs, Thodore Gricault, Kiki Smith, Joel-Peter Witkin, and Cindy Sherman to show the great richness and complexity that can result when art and science intersect. The drawings, prints, photographs 5/5(1). -An Atlas of Anatomy for Artists. Cheap book filled with anatomy studies from the old masters, a real gold mine. -Strength Training Anatomy, 3rd Edition. Great book to learn the anatomy of the muscles in various positions. This also doubles as a muscle-training guide showing what muscles are activated during various exercises. -The Art of Author: Marc Brunet.


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