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La Sculpture Romantique by Luc Benoist

Contributed by Pierre Brossard on Mar 27th, 2021. Artwork published in .
    Cover ft. .
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    Cover ft. Nicolas Cochin.

    La Sculpture Romantique (“The romantic Sculpture”) is a book written by Luc Benoist (1893–1980), a French art historian who was the first writer on this subject.

    Title page ft. .
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    Title page ft. Sphinx.

    “La Sculpture Romantique” is set in  Condensed or a version thereof, see e.g. FTF’s Canadiennes. The text typeface is yet unidentified.
    Photo: Pierre Brossard. License: All Rights Reserved.

    “La Sculpture Romantique” is set in De Vinne Condensed or a version thereof, see e.g. FTF’s Canadiennes. The text typeface is yet unidentified.

    La Sculpture Romantique by Luc Benoist 4
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    The back cover shows a range of typefaces. “A travers L’art français” uses  Large, the wide style of a typeface series commissioned by Peignot & Fils from artist Henri Bellery-Desfontaines. It provided inspiration for  (General Type Studio, 2021).
    Photo: Pierre Brossard. License: All Rights Reserved.

    The back cover shows a range of typefaces. “A travers L’art français” uses Bellery-Desfontaines Large, the wide style of a typeface series commissioned by Peignot & Fils from artist Henri Bellery-Desfontaines. It provided inspiration for Nysé (General Type Studio, 2021).

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    • Nicolas Cochin
    • Sphinx
    • De Vinne
    • Bellery-Desfontaines
    • unidentified typeface

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