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Library JournalPublished in association with the Yale University Art Gallery and written by two of its curators, Boorsch and Marciari, this updates Yale's 1970 old master drawings collection (preimpressionist). The catalog accompanies an exhibition showing in Florida, in Texas, and at Yale through June 2008. Its introductory essay discusses acquisitions to the drawings collection at Yale from various sources, such as gifts by various donors and purchases by curators. However, while presenting a representative sampling of this art form, the collection lacks drawings by such key figures as Da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, and Rembrandt, although it is rich in 18th- and 19th-century French drawings by such artists as Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Jean-Antoine Watteau, and Edgar Degas. There is a discussion of examples of reattribution and new scholarly research concerning drawings in the Yale collection. Particularly useful to the general reader is an overview of the history of drawing. With comprehensive entries on each drawing, new scholarly research, and excellent illustrations (114 color, 116 b&w), this book is recommended for academic libraries.