The Problem of Form in Painting and Sculpture
Adolf von Hildebrand
In The Problem of Form the famous sculptor Adolf von Hildebrand lays out a realist aesthetics of painting and sculpture. One interesting fact about Adolf is that his son Dietrich will go on to become a famous Catholic philosopher who wrote a large two volume work, Aesthetics. The student of Dietrich's thought will be able to see points of convergence and inspiration from The Problem of Form.
This edition published by Le Nouvel Esprit has been lovingly retypeset to look beautiful for the modern reader.
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