Florence Sketchbook

Fabrice Moireau. (Watercolorist)
Lucien d'Azay. (Author)

36.00

  • 290 x 250 mm — 96 pages
ISBN: 978-2-87868-277-9

Welcome to Florence, the jewel of the Renaissance and the capital of Tuscany, a magnificent site classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In this beautiful book, you will embark on a discovery of an extraordinary city through the eyes of the watercolor artist Fabrice Moireau. Let yourself be carried away by the colors of his sketches and the words of the author Lucien d’Azay.

 

Florence, the city with the red lily captured on paper

From churches to museums, and from gardens to palaces, every corner of Florence comes to life under the palette of Fabrice Moireau. This beautiful work is an invitation to a journey that transports us to the unsuspected treasures of the city with the red lily. Known for its architectural richness from the Renaissance and its iconic sites, Florence is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. This watercolor sketchbook pays tribute to its majestic chapels, fortified palaces, and elegant gardens.

 

The brushstroke of a passionate artist and traveler

Fabrice Moireau is more than an artist. An experienced explorer and traveler, he shares his love for architecture through his sketchbooks. Every monument, landscape, and small piece of nature is revealed in his watercolors. Talented, the artist knows how to capture the play of light and the unique atmosphere of each place to offer us all the beauty of the world.

 

An artistic journey to Florence with Lucien d’Azay

The novelist Lucien d’Azay complements this work with his words. Throughout the pages, we visit Florence from a literary perspective that combines biography, leisurely strolls, and intimate memories. Behind this sharp pen lies the talents of a writer awarded the Prix de la Revue des Deux Mondes in 2012. Explore this historical and artistic capital from a new angle with “Florence Watercolors” and complete your collection with our beautiful watercolor books.

Fabrice Moireau.

Fabrice Moireau, born in 1962, graduated from the National School of Applied Arts and Crafts. From his numerous travels, he brings back sketchbooks that serve as cultural and ethnographic testimonies. Passionate about architecture, gardens, and plants in general, his ambition is to convey, through watercolors, the subtlety of the play of light and the atmosphere of a street or landscape.

Lucien d'Azay.

Novelist, essayist, and translator, Lucien d’Azay was born in 1966. He is the author of about fifteen books that blend biography, leisurely exploration, and keepsake elements: portraits intertwine with intimate memories and literary reminiscences. In 2012, he received the Prix de la Revue des Deux Mondes for his essay “Trois excentriques anglais” (Les Belles Lettres, 2011). His most recent works include “Sur les chemins de Palmyre” (La Table Ronde, 2012), “Keats, keepsake” (Les Belles Lettres, 2014), “Dictionnaire insolite de Florence” (Cosmopole, 2015), and “Ashley et Gilda” (Les Belles Lettres, 2016).

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