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Racines, Hom Nguyen

Racines

Hom Nguyen

Fine Art Drawings - 31.5 x 23.6 x 0.1 inch

$9,395

C.Z. Guest in Oscar de la Renta Spring 23, Manuel Santelices

C.Z. Guest in Oscar de la Renta Spring 23

Manuel Santelices

Fine Art Drawings - 15 x 11 x 0.1 inch

$950

Rimbaud - Dessin - Arthur au ceinturon, CharlElie Couture

Rimbaud - Dessin - Arthur au ceinturon

CharlElie Couture

Fine Art Drawings - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0 inch

$2,534

Head study (1585), Guy Denning

Head study (1585)

Guy Denning

Fine Art Drawings - 8.3 x 8.3 inch

$686

Nous attaquerons à l'aube, Bruno Mallart

Nous attaquerons à l'aube

Bruno Mallart

Fine Art Drawings - 8.7 x 8.7 x 1.2 inch

$1,056

Étude d'homme au chapeau, Henri Fehr

Étude d'homme au chapeau

Henri Fehr

Fine Art Drawings - 23.2 x 15.7 x 0.1 inch

$752

Divinity - III, Jean Cocteau

Divinity - III

Jean Cocteau

Fine Art Drawings - 12.6 x 10.2 x 0 inch

$24,280

Miss Tapsy, Erte Tirtoff

Miss Tapsy

Erte Tirtoff

Fine Art Drawings - 18.7 x 14.6 x 0.1 inch

$3,800 $2,660

Black Sculpture 1978, Moon Shin

Black Sculpture 1978

Moon Shin

Fine Art Drawings - 11.4 x 8.3 inch

$3,061

Fillette et petits personnages sur table jaune, Hanna Chroboczek

Fillette et petits personnages sur table jaune

Hanna Chroboczek

Fine Art Drawings - 25.6 x 19.7 x 0.2 inch

$2,148

Le pont du Rialto, Venise, Charles Malle

Le pont du Rialto, Venise

Charles Malle

Fine Art Drawings - 18.9 x 24.4 x 0 inch

$897

Henriette, Raoul Dufy

Henriette

Raoul Dufy

Fine Art Drawings - 19.9 x 18.1 x 0 inch

$1,583

Le danseur de kabuki, Claude Weisbuch

Le danseur de kabuki

Claude Weisbuch

Fine Art Drawings - 14.2 x 12.6 x 1.2 inch

$2,322 $1,974

Drama Cake 1, Manon Pellan

Drama Cake 1

Manon Pellan

Fine Art Drawings - 29.9 x 22 x 0.4 inch

$3,800

L'Abeille - The Bee, Alex Konahin

L'Abeille - The Bee

Alex Konahin

Fine Art Drawings - 13 x 18.1 x 0.4 inch

$2,111

When the owl sing, the night is silence (Esquisse), Stan Manoukian

When the owl sing, the night is silence (Esquisse)

Stan Manoukian

Fine Art Drawings - 9.1 x 7.9 inch

$654

Les bergers d'Arcadie, Frank Girard

Les bergers d'Arcadie

Frank Girard

Fine Art Drawings - 25.6 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$1,752

Au bal costumé, Mario Avati

Au bal costumé

Mario Avati

Fine Art Drawings - 21.3 x 17.4 x 0 inch

$3,167

Les voyants, Fred Deux

Les voyants

Fred Deux

Fine Art Drawings - 20.3 x 12 inch

$8,445

Yeni Cami (nouvelle mosquée), Serge Salis

Yeni Cami (nouvelle mosquée)

Serge Salis

Fine Art Drawings - 19.3 x 19.3 x 0.1 inch

$845

Dessin sans titre, Hans Bellmer

Dessin sans titre

Hans Bellmer

Fine Art Drawings - 8.7 x 6.3 inch

$15,835

"Adolescence" - Late 20th Century Modern Boy Portrait Drawing, Francisco McBride

"Adolescence" - Late 20th Century Modern Boy Portrait Drawing

Francisco McBride

Fine Art Drawings - 40 x 30 x 0.5 inch

$1,181

Chez Paulette, M. Opériol

Chez Paulette

M. Opériol

Fine Art Drawings - 12.8 x 16.1 x 0.1 inch

$301

La Danse des Carpes Koï !, Noël Granger

La Danse des Carpes Koï !

Noël Granger

Fine Art Drawings - 30.7 x 22.8 x 0.1 inch

$591

Le pinceau coup de coeur !, Noël Granger

Le pinceau coup de coeur !

Noël Granger

Fine Art Drawings - 11 x 8.3 inch

$95

La Baleine de nos Océans !, Noël Granger

La Baleine de nos Océans !

Noël Granger

Fine Art Drawings - 8.3 x 11 inch

$95

Notre Perroquet qui parle !, Noël Granger

Notre Perroquet qui parle !

Noël Granger

Fine Art Drawings - 11 x 8.3 inch

$95

Le Corbeau et le Lièvre II, Noël Granger

Le Corbeau et le Lièvre II

Noël Granger

Fine Art Drawings - 8.3 x 11.2 inch

$95

Anna Cleveland as Rita de Acosta in Thom Browne, Manuel Santelices

Anna Cleveland as Rita de Acosta in Thom Browne

Manuel Santelices

Fine Art Drawings - 14 x 11 x 0.1 inch

$700

Skate Tradition, Hom Nguyen

Skate Tradition

Hom Nguyen

Fine Art Drawings - 32.7 x 7.9 x 1.2 inch

$7,284

Les petites culottes - Etude 2, Noël Granger

Les petites culottes - Etude 2

Noël Granger

Fine Art Drawings - 10.6 x 8.3 inch

$74

Classically-Inspired Illustrative Artists

It is unsurprising that the Greek and Roman works found in art galleries and museums have influenced subsequent artists throughout the centuries. Ancient Greece has been recreated through the artistic renderings of artists from Pablo Picasso to Keith Haring. Thus, contemporary artists inspired by art history are not a new phenomenon, but a reflection of their time and a reflection of ours. Whether direct or indirect, there is a strong argument that classically-inspired illustrative artists derive their oeuvre from classical history to the old masters of the Renaissance. Amongst Artsper's selections, one can delve into the works of Hom Nguyen whose pictorial research is constantly renewed and based on monumental portraits, taking us far beyond appearances. Whilst the likes of Claude Weisbuch's unfinished figurative drawings echo the unfinished sketches of the old masters as they form the composition of a prospective subject. May inspiration from the artist's forebearers continue…

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