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The Escape

From a Seventeenth-Century Drawing Manual of the Face and Its Expressions

The Escape( )
Author: Schutter, David
Memoir by: Schwabsky, Barry
Roelstraete, Dieter
ISBN:978-0-226-46119-9
Publication Date:Oct 2021
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $43.00
Book Description:

Charles Le Brun's drawing manual on human emotions has been used for centuries by artists and students as a model for depicting facial expressions. In David Schutter's work, Le Brun's manual is set to a different direction--a series of abstract drawings recalling vestiges of the human face animated by emotion. But Schutter's drawings are neither copies nor portraiture. Rather, they are reflections on how Lebrun's renderings were made. Collected here,...
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Book Details
Pages:136
Detailed Subjects: Art / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.619 x 11.037 x 0.637 Inches
Book Weight:1.94 Pounds



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