National Gallery of Art   /  Jean-Antoine Houdon Sculptor of the Enlightenment

This book is the most detailed catalogue to date of work by Jean-Antoine Houdon, the famous “Sculptor of the Enlightenment.”

  • The most detailed catalogue to date of work by Houdon, the famous “Sculptor of the Enlightenment.”
  • Catalogue entry 63 features a bust of Napoleon Bonaparte.
  • A detail of a catalogue entry shows the information typeset in the font Scala.
  • The second spread of a catalogue entry shows a bust of Houdon’s daughter Claudine.
  • Two marble sculptures, “Winter” and “Summer” oppose each other in this spare but dramatic layout.
  • A detail of the many levels of information included in this comprehensive catalogue.

National Gallery of Art   /  Origins of European Printmaking

This exhibition catalogue traces the beginnings of printmaking in Europe during the fifteenth century and describes the resulting dramatic cultural changes.

  • This exhibition catalogue traces the beginnings of printmaking in the fifteenth century and describes the resulting dramatic cultural changes.
  • The title page features a print of Jesus Christ. Religious scenes were frequent subjects of these early European prints.
  • Verdigris is the catalogue’s primary typeface. Essays open with a paragraph set in large type.
  • A spread from the essay shows the two column format opposite a quartet of prints using the same basic woodblock.
  • A print of Saint Margaret appears opposite “Notes to the Reader.”
  • Catalogue entry 63 is the playful print “Ape Performing on Horseback.”
  • A detail of the typographic treatment for catalogue entry 64.
  • Catalogue entry 106 depicts “The Legend of St. James the Greater” in a print divided into fifteen smaller panels.

Other projects completed for the National Gallery of Art include:

  • Art of Romare Bearden, teaching resources
  • George de Forest Brush, exhibition catalogue
  • Renaissance to Revolution, exhibition catalogue
  • The Circle, development materials