The Craftsmans Handbook Il Libro dell Arte
Publisher: Dover Publications, 1954 Size: 135 x 200 mm (5.375 x 8 in.); 142 pages, 4 illustrations, Paperback.
This is Daniel Thompson's definitive English translation of Cennino Cennini's Il Libro dell' Arte, an intriguing guide methods of painting written in 15th century Florence. Embodying the secrets and techniques of the great masters, it serves as an art student's introduction to the way of his craft.
"Recommended to the student of art." -- Craft Horizons
"Obviously of great merit." -- Art Material Trade News
"Delightful flavor." -- New York Herald Tribune
Recommended in Harvard's List of Great Books on Art and Shaw's List of Books for College Libraries.
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