Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Johann Daniel Preissler - Grundliche Zeichenkunst fur junge Leute

Johann Daniel Preißler - Gründliche Zeichen kunst für junge Leute und Liebhaberaus allen Ständen. The title means approximately A Complete Drawing Manual for Young Artist and Amateurs of all Ages. It was published in 1795 some 58 years after Preissler's death.  Wikipedia link.
His son Johann Martin Preissler took over the directorship of the Nuremberg Art Academy after his death.

The images from the book may have been executed by Johann Martin Preissler. Link to additional images Anatomia.

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Johann Daniel Preissler
How to Draw People - Johann Daniel Preissler

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