Jean Clouet. Complete Edition of the Drawings, Miniatures and Paintings

London, Phaidon Press, 1971.

Quarto; cloth; a fine copy with the dustwrapper very slightly chipped and rubbed.

'Jean Clouet, byname Janet, or Jehannet, (c.1485-c.1540), Renaissance painter of portraits celebrated for the depth and delicacy of his characterization ... one of the chief painters to Francis I as early as 1516 and was appointed groom of the chamber from 1523, thus enjoying the salary and social position granted to the most prominent poets and scholars of the time.' (Encyclopaedia Britannica website). A catalogue raisonné of 153 works, with extensive annotations and references; 'a coherent picture of the artist's origins and life'.

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Price: $70.00

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