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The catalogue on Antoine VESTIER (1740-1824) consists of 127 descriptions of works, preceded by a first section tracing the brilliant career of the artist. This study of his work emphasizes his skill in techniques as varied as painting, drawing, and the art of the miniature. A talented portraitist, this painter-violinist was much sought after by musicians, painting both performers and their instruments with the same scrupulous accuracy.

Anne-Marie PASSEZ, Antoine Vestier 1740-1824.
Paris, La Bibliothèque des Arts, Fondation Wildenstein, 1989.
Size 22 x 28 cm, 357 p., 14 color pl., 239 black and white ill.

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