From Michelangelo to Annibale Carracci: A Century of Italian Drawings from the Prado

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Originally published in Spanish to accompany an exhibition held at the Prado in 2005, this illustrated catalog features works that have been selected to explain the intrinsic importance of the medium of drawing. Prior to their exhibition at the Prado, the sixteenth-century Italian works presented here were mostly unknown, for they had never previously been studied as a group. Assembled by Pedro Fernandez Duran, this remarkable collection of drawings, built up from old European collections in the seventeenth to ...
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Originally published in Spanish to accompany an exhibition held at the Prado in 2005, this illustrated catalog features works that have been selected to explain the intrinsic importance of the medium of drawing. Prior to their exhibition at the Prado, the sixteenth-century Italian works presented here were mostly unknown, for they had never previously been studied as a group. Assembled by Pedro Fernandez Duran, this remarkable collection of drawings, built up from old European collections in the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries, was donated to the Prado in 1931.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780883971505
  • Publisher: Art Services International
  • Publication date: 10/1/2008
  • Pages: 464

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Lynn K. Rogerson Rogerson, Lynn K. 8

Participating Museums 10

Message from the Ambassador of Spain to the United States of America Carlos Westendorp Y. Cabeza Cabeza, Carlos Westendorp Y. 11

Message from the Chairman, Board of Patrons of the Museo Nacional del Prado Placido Arango Arango, Placido 12

Foreword by the Director of the Museo Nacional del Prado Miguel Zugaza Miranda Miranda, Miguel Zugaza 13

Curator's Remarks Nicholas Turner Turner, Nicholas 14

Introduction Nicholas Turner Turner, Nicholas 15

Isidoro Brun, Pedro Fernandez Duran, and the Formation of the Prado's Collection of Old Master Drawings Nicholas Turner Turner, Nicholas 23

Pedro Fernandez Duran: Notes for a Biography of an Art Enthusiast Jose Manuel Matilla Matilla, Jose Manuel 31

Catalogue of the Exhibition Nicholas Turner Turner, Nicholas 50

Catalogue of Sixteenth-Century Italian Drawings of the Museo del Prado Nicholas Turner Turner, Nicholas 202

The Prado's Cambiaso Album Nicholas Turner Turner, Nicholas 230

Bibliography 455

Index 461

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