A Treasury of the World's Great Prints: from Durer to Chagall; a collection of the best-known woodcuts, etchings, engravings, and lithographs by twenty-three great artists / Stephen Longstreet

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Identifier: REF.AM.2039
Object type: Books
Dimensions: 333 p. : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Copyright dates: 1961
Created by: Stephen Longstreet
Subjects: graphic arts, prints
First printing. Selected and presented by Stephen Longstreet.

The book brings together a superb collection spanning four centuries of etchings, engravings, lithographs and woodcuts. Altogether there are 232 prints, twenty-eight in full color and many of them reproduced from rare originals. The twenty-three artists represented include:

Albrecht Du?rer (German school 1471-1528) --
Pieter Brueghel (Flemish 1525 -1569) --
Jacques Callot (French 1592-1635) --
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Dutch 1606-1669) --
William Hogarth (English 1697-1764) --
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian 1720-1778) --
Francisco Jose? De Goya y Lucientes (Spanish 1746-1828) --
Thomas Rowlandson (English 1756-1827) --
James Gillray (English 1757-1815) --
William Blake (English 1757-1827) --
Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese 1760-1849) --
Toshusai Sharaku (Japanese active circa 1794) --
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese 1797-1858) --
Honore? Daumier (French 1808-1879) --
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American 1834-1903) --
Winslow Homer (American 1836-1910) --
Paul Gauguin (French 1848-1903) --
Edvard Munch (Norwegian 1863-1944) --
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French 1864-1901) --
Henri Matisse (French 1869-1954) --
Georges Rouault (French 1871-1958) --
Pablo Picasso (Spanish 1881- present) --
Marc Chagall (Russian 1887- present).

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