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Object ID 000081

Object Name Human figure

Object Desc

Collection Mark Shields Memorial Collection

Accession # 2017.01.258.130

Alternate ID NF 743.4 VAN

General Category Printed Material

Category Books


Source Category Gift

Accession Date JUN 1,2018


Location NF

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Object Keywords Figure Drawing,Drawing,Teaching and Study,Vanderpoel, Hohn H. Author,

Title Human figure

Sub-Title Life drawings for artists



Description / Abstract This great classic is still unrivalled for its clear, detailed presentation of thousands of fundamental features of the human figure. Every element of the body (such as the overhang of the upper lip; the puckering at the corners of the mouth; the characteristic proportions of the head, trunk, limbs, etc.; the tension between connected portions of the body; etc.) is carefully and concisely pointed out in the text.

Physical Description 143 p. incl. front. (port.) illus. 26 cm.

Author Vanderpoel, John Henry, 1857-1911.

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ISBN 0486204324


Language English

Publisher New York, Dover Publications [1958, c1935]

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Spine / Label 743.4 VAN