See all 9 brand new listings. In addition to the book, however, you will also require some additional course instruction and there are excellent free resources on line. History Paperback Books Diane Ackerman. Gerald Ackerman was born in California. See details for additional description.

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The first consists of plates drawn after casts, usually of antique examples.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Books by Gerald M. Practiced professional artists will see at once the problems of representation that are approached by Bargue, and they will delight in his solutions. See our Returns Policy. It contains a set of almost two hundred masterful lithographs of subjects for copying by drawing students before they attempt drawing from life or nature.

This book will be valuable to a wide range of artists, students, art historians and collectors, even as it introduces them to the hitherto-neglected master, Charles Bargue. Write a product review. It is interesting to know that van Gogh worked through this course more than once on his oeon and Picasso copied these plates at the Barcelona Academy. This book will be valuable to a wide range of artists, students, art historians and collectors, even as it introduces them to the hitherto-neglected master, Charles Bargue.


The Bargue-Gerome Drawing Course is a complete reprint of a famous, late nineteenth century drawing course.

Drawing course – Charles Bargue with the collaboration of Jean-Léon Gérôme

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it Apr 20, Vol 1 plates are all whole-page drawings. Recently viewed items Drawing course – Charles Bargue uean This is an essential book for those who wish to learn to draw well. Second Edition is now in stock. Whose Boat Is This Boat?

Nazli rated it it was amazing Aug 09, Led Zeppelin by Led ZeppelinHardcover 3. These days there are even some videos on YouTube that teach Bargue’s methods. The first section consists of lithographs by Bargue after casts of sculptures, mostly antique examples that present the structure of the human body with remarkable clarity and intelligence.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. But if you are actually going to use the book I would suggest that you try to find the least expensive copy you can get, since charled will destroy the value gsrome the book during copying. For twenty years, he was a professor of art history at Pomona College in California.

I was studying classical drawing, and this book is recommended as a way to get practice using exercises from the French Academy. Figure Drawing Master Class: The volume concludes with a biography of Charles Bargue and a preliminary catalogue of his paintings, accompanied by reproductions of works both located and lost. Being a committed watercolorist for 3 yrs.


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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Open Preview See a Problem? Only a purist who really wants to learn how to draw very well could appreciate this book. So if you want a beautiful coffee table book about the Barge drawing course this is it.

Ackerman, Graydon Parrish Artist: You actually have to do the drawings! Or they should be included in a digital format, so that they can be printed full size without coure the jumping through hoops that the present book requires.