Watercolors of Italy

Watercolors of Italy

Book - 1996
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An exquisitely illustrated book of watercolor paintings. Locales include Tuscany (Florence, and Siena), landscape panoramas from the region of Umbria, and intimate vignettes of Venice and other cities.
Mastery of the demanding techniques of fresh-air painting is demonstrated in over sixty works of extraordinary quality chosen from several hundred "etudes" executed during the last seven years.
The artist has been described as "a master of close harmonies who gives us a subtle yet strong evocation of hills and buildings, flowers and tables. She captures the essence of place or thing through her sure sense of scale and her skill at using color to indicate the quality of light and fullness of three-diminsional form." (Evan Maureer, Director of the Minneapolis Museum of Art)
The book includes two interpretive essays by Graham Smith and Marvin Eisenberg, authorities on the culture and art of late medieval and Renaissance Italy.
Mignonette Yin Cheng is Professor of Art, University of Michigan. She has been recognized with extensive regional, national, and international awards and exhibitions. Her work is represented in numerous public and private collections.
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Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1996
ISBN: 9780472107384
0472107380
Characteristics: xxi, 62 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm

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