Anatomy for the Artist

Ranked #26 in Anatomy, Ranked #42 in Figure Drawingsee more rankings.

It’s the classic in its field—a reference work of unparalleled importance for all professionals and students of art.  

This superb art manual is the best guide available on a subject that has fascinated artists for centuries: the human body. Jenö Barcsay, a professor who taught applied anatomy at the Budapest Academy of Fine Arts, offers a detailed portrayal of the body for the fine artist in 142 full-page plates. From the entire skeleton and the joints in and out of motion to all the muscles and even facial characteristics, every body part appears...

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