Gerard Audran's the Proportions of the Human Body

Tom Richardson
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In 1683 Gérard Audran published a work entitled "Les Proportions du corps humain mesurés sur les plus belles figures de l'antiquité." The illustrations are of the most famous antique sculptures with careful measurements of each. This book reviews that work from the perspective of his contemporaries and subsequent commentators and translates his words into English as well as reprinting his original plates for the modern student, and providing some additional illustrations which help you to enjoy the plates on proportion.
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Tom Richardson is a painter and Scenic Artist (an artist who paints for the stage and for the movies). Richardson's books are carefully prepared for the clearest possible reproduction and in some cases translated for the English speaking reader. Richardson also provides historical context and background information, so today's reader can get all the enjoyment possible out of them.

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Jun 30, 2010
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