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An Italian Journey Hardback

Anne Desmet’s beautifully packaged book is packed, cover to cover, with a seductive grand tour of Italian cityscapes and landscapes. Her colourful and atmospheric sketch in pen, wash and watercolour grant a unique insight into the perspectives and preoccupations of the artist roaming abroad and transports the viewer from Rome and Venice to the landscapes of Sicily and Umbria.
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Dimensions 10 x 15cm
Fabric & material Hardback
No. of Pages 120
No. of Illustrations 60
SKU 02085101

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Updated 19 May 2020

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Product story

Anne Desmet’s pen commits every detail to paper, and the small-scale format emphasises her distinctive flair for capturing the relationship between extreme foreground and distance. This is a unique opportunity to explore Italy, from the Apennines to the Veneto, through the eyes of a meticulous and precise artist.

Anne Desmet RA specialises in wood engravings, linocuts and mixed-media collages. She has received over thirty international awards, and her work is in museum collections and publications worldwide. She was elected a member of the Royal Academy of Arts in May 2011. For fifteen years she was editor of Printmaking Today magazine and has published three printmaking books. She lives and works in London.