Men Without Guns; The Abbott Collection of Paintings of Army Medicine
by DeWitt MacKenzie
Artwork, some realistic, some impressionistic, some drawings, some paintings, all done from life -- these form a tribute to the US Army's medical services during the Second World War. This book preserves the memory of a large group of men and women who worked hard so that others might live. It also pays respect to the men who fell into the meat grinder that is war. This book can be quite moving, and is recommended
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by John Ruskin - J. M. Dent
This book contains new illustrations and interesting notes and explanations to help students through the process of drawing. This classic retains its relevance some 150 years after its first appearance and should be on every artist's bookshelf.
by Kenneth D. Keele, Jane Roberts - Metropolitan Museum of Art
These drawings of the human body by Leonardo are based on the artist's own anatomical dissections and show his evolving understanding of physiology. The drawings demonstrate Leonardo's progress from technical mastery to consummate draftsmanship.
by Lawrence Alloway - Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
The term 'drawing' is applied loosely; it is meant to connote a medium of great immediacy conducive to direct materialization of a concept, rather than implying the elimination of color or an insistence upon other technical restrictions.
by Henry Blackburn - W. H. Allen & Co.
The object of 'The Art of Illustration' is to explain the modern systems of Book and Newspaper Illustration, and especially the methods of drawing for what is commonly called 'process', on which so many artists are now engaged.