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Velazquez by Jonathan Brown
Velazquez: The Technique of Genius
by Jonathan Brown
recommended for: All painters
read in January, 2005
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This is a fantastic book! Especially for anyone interested in the techniques of Velasquez. It is loaded with beautiful prints of Velasquez's work, many of which are full page detail shots; the kind that painters drool over. It also has sufficient inf...more
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Rembrandt by Wetering Ernst van de
Rembrandt: The Painter at Work
by Wetering Ernst van de
recommended for: All Painters
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Wetering is thorough in his explorations and explanations of Rembrandt's techinques, materials, and time. I often go gagga for these technical analyses of paintings, and this book provides ample photos of everything; e.g. the stitchings of the variou...more
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