Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Jan de Bisschop - More Engravings of Antique Sculptures


Jan de Bisschop published this work in 1671. the name of the combined book is: Paradigmata graphices variorum artificum Voor-beelden der teken-konst van verscheyde Meesters and Signorum Veterum Icones.


The book consists of engravings after antique sculptures and painting of the masters. Its intent is an education in art history and to convey the genius of the Italian masters to student artists in Holland in the seventeenth century.

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