The Drawings of Michelangelo and his Followers in the Ashmolean Museum

The Drawings of Michelangelo and his Followers in the Ashmolean Museum

by Paul Joannides
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521551331

ISBN-13: 9780521551335

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521551335
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Pages:
508
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.98(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

Introductory 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.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >