Passionate Journey by Frans Masereel
A Vision in Woodcuts (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)

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Frans Masereel was one of the greatest woodcut artists of the 20th century. This graphic novel is considered his masterpiece. A novel in pictures, we follow our hero from the first bustling frame to the last haunting image and discover a spirit in quest, existing in a world of good and evil, love and heartbreak. Includes a wonderful introduction by Thomas Mann.
 

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Masereel was a Belgian painter and wood-engraver who illustrated books by Oscar Wilde and Leo Tolstoy. He was most widely known for his novels-without-words and for his antiwar woodcuts that appeared in the European press in the early 20th century.
 
Published January 17, 2013 by Dover Publications. 176 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction, Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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Woodcutter, painter, cosmopolitan and anti-militarist, Belgium-born Masereel (1889-1972) was an extremely popular artist in 1920s Germany. A contemporary of Kathe Kollwitz and George Grosz, his ``nove

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