The Drawings of Michelangelo and his Followers in the Ashmolean Museumby Paul Joannides
Pub. Date: 06/30/2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This volume comprises the fullest and most detailed catalogue of the drawings by and after Michelangelo in the Ashmolean Museum. It is one of the most important collections of drawings by this artist, which also includes drawings after his own by contemporaries that shed light on lost works as well as the artist's reputation and influence during the sixteenth century. The introduction provides a history of Michelangelo's drawings generally and also surveys the various types of drawing practiced by Michelangelo and an account of his development as a draughtsman.
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Table of ContentsIntroductory essay: the dispersal and formation of Sir Thomas Lawrence's collection of drawings by Michelangelo; Michelangelo's drawings; Appendix 1. Drawings by or attributed to Michelangelo in William Young Ottley's sales; Appendix 2. The Lawrence collection of drawings by and after Michelangelo.
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