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• • • Being a journal by artist and designer John Coulthart, cataloguing interests, obsessions and passing enthusiasms.

Archive for June 23rd, 2006

 

The art of Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, 1736–1783

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Left: The Arch-Evil by Messerschmidt, c. 1770. The Artist Estranged by Lorenz Eitner “TO BE IN PRESSBURG and not to visit the famous sculptor Messerschmidt would be a disgrace to the connoisseur of art,” wrote a traveller in the early 1780s, still under the fresh impression of the “Egyptian Heads,” which the unpredictable artist had […]

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