Venice Sketchbook

Deborah Howard (Author)
Fabrice Moireau. (Watercolorist)
Tudy Sammartini. (Author)

36.00

  • 290 x 250 mm — 96 pages
ISBN: 978-2-87868-285-4

The beautiful travel book ‘Venice Watercolors’ takes you on an artistic adventure at the heart of one of the world’s most iconic cities. Fabrice Moireau’s captivating work captures all the colors of the Serenissima, to the delight of art enthusiasts.

 

All the emotion of Venice captured in watercolors

The talented works of watercolor artist Fabrice Moireau need no introduction. Thanks to his unique brushstroke, he triggers emotions and memories. Once again, the artist offers us his very personal vision of the world’s most iconic territories. Through his delicate paintings, we stroll through the picturesque alleys of Venice, its narrow canals, and bustling squares. As we turn the pages, we marvel at the majestic monuments of the Serenissima.

 

A beautiful travel book that tells a story

More than just a simple guide or a sketchbook of watercolors, this beautiful travel book tells a story. It captures the beauty of this Italian city, from the reflections on the Grand Canal to the marble intricacies of the Ca d’Oro. The most famous places and the hidden corners are highlighted by the artist’s brush and the words of two talented authors, Stéphane Denis and Tudy Sammartini. Discover the capital of the Veneto region in a new light in ‘Venice Watercolors’.

Deborah Howard

Deborah Howard is a Fellow of St John’s College, and professor of Architectural History at Cambridge University. Her main research interests are the architecture of Venice and the Veneto, Italian Renaissance architecture and Scottish architecture. Her books include Jacopo Sansovino: Architecture and Patronage in Renaissance VeniceThe Architectural History of VeniceScottish Architecture from the Reformation to the Restoration 1560-1660 and Venice and the East: The impact of the Islamic World on Venetian Architecture 1100-1500. She was until 2000 the chairman of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, and is a board member of the Society of Architectural Historians (USA).

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.

Tudy Sammartini.

Tudy Sammartini is known for her work on art, architecture, gardens, and the history of her city, Venice. She is a professor at New York University and the author of “Les Pavements de Venise,” published by Herscher in 2002, and “Venise vue de ses campaniles,” edited by Citadelles et Mazenod in 2003. Additionally, she regularly contributes to Architectural Design, Architectural Review, Elle Decoration, and Le Figaro Magazine.

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