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.”

  • Houdon, the Sculptor of the Enlightenment, created this sculpture of a male figure. It is shown from the front on the front cover and the back on the back cover in this detailed catalogue of his work.
  • The spread for catalogue entry 63 features a full bleed image of the bust of Napoleon Bonaparte at left.
  • 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.

Other projects completed for the National Gallery of Art include:

The cover of George de Forest Brush: The Indian Paintings  for the NGA shows a detail from Indian Hunter from 1890.

George de Forest Brush


Cover of the Origins of European Printmaking catalogue features The Holy Family, a colored woodcut from circa 1430.

Origins of European Printmaking


Cover of Renaissance to Revolution features Antoine Watteau’s drawing A man reclining and a woman seated on the ground.

Renaissance to Revolution


The cover of the Romare Bearden catalogue has the collage depicting two figures from Tomorrow I May be Far Away.

Art of Romare Bearden

Teaching Resources

Cover of A Generous Vision II features a detail from The Healing of Palladio Saint Cosmos and Saint Damian by Fra Angelico.

A Generous Vision II


Cover for Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professorship at CASVA features an abstract work with multicolored curved brushstrokes.

Safra Visiting Professorships