Out in Paperback: Fabric of Vision: Dress and Drapery in Painting

Stunning new edition of  ‘the late’ Anne Hollander’s classic.

Now available in paperback Fabric of Vision: Dress and Drapery in Painting by influential, pioneering art historian and critic Anne Hollander.

The author reveals through paintings, fashion plates, photographs and film stills how drapery in art evolved from Renaissance extravagance to Neoclassical simplicity at the end of the 18th century, and has extended to infinite uses in all genres of Modern art.

Rich with color reproductions from the classical period through the mid-20th century. This beautifully illustrated – and beautifully written book is reissued with a new foreword by Valerie Steele.

As penetrating and insightful as when it was first published, Fabric of Vision: Dress and Drapery in Painting remains a must-read for today’s generation of students and anyone with an interest in art and fashion.

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