Desmond Freeman Rome
Impressions in Ink
- Contains a collection of 42 captioned pen and ink drawings (including cover image), with some spectacular gatefolds of selected illustrations
- Features full-color plus monochrome sketches of the architecture of Rome, accompanied by quotations from well-known authors, poets and artists
- Describes the story of how the book came into being, with information about the artwork methodology
- Includes a set of thumbnail illustrations of each of the artworks at the back of the book in the form of an index, complete with title, format and dimensions of each artwork
This stunning book presents the fine art work of Desmond Freeman’s Rome collection. Selected here are 42 highly detailed full-color plus monochrome pen and ink sketches of the classical and contemporary architecture of Rome and its environs. Quotations from well-known authors, poets, and artists accompany these exquisite works. The preface describes the story of how this book forms part of an award-winning series in progress of five publications entitled Great European Cities – Impressions in Ink which to date includes Venice and Paris; the Rome collection is third in this successful series.