Desmond Freeman Rome Impressions in Ink

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Desmond Freeman

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9781864708684
Hardcover
The Images Publishing Group
Territory: USA & Canada
Size: 11.5 in x 11.5 in
Pages: 88
Name of series: Great European Cities - Impressions in Ink

RRP $45.00

  • Contains a collection of up to 50 captioned pen and ink drawings, with some spectacular gatefolds of selected illustrations
  • Features black-and-white and full-colored 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

This stunning book presents the fine art work of Desmond Freeman's Rome collection, comprising more than 50 highly detailed black-and-white and full-color 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.

Desmond Freeman studied art and design at the National Art School in Sydney, Australia and later obtained a Master of Art from London's prestigious Royal College of Art. He has worked as a designer in London, Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong and Dubai where he earned a reputation as a leading interior and museum designer, never abandoning his passion for painting and drawing. His first book, Desmond Freeman Venice: Impressions in Ink ISBN 9780994558404, attracted international attention, winning the Gold Medal in the Fine Art Books section at the 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards in New York from 5000 entries from around the world. He published Desmond Freeman Paris: Impressions in Ink ISBN 9781864707601 in 2018.