Fra Angelico to Leonardo: Italian Renaissance Drawings (BOK)

Hugo Chapman, Marzia Faietti

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This sumptuously illustrated catalogue charts the history of drawing in Italy from 1400, just prior to the emergence in Florence of the classically inspired naturalism of the Renaissance style, to around 1510 when Michelangelo, Raphael and Titian were on the verge of taking the innovations of earlier masters, such as Leonardo and Pollaiuolo, in a new direction. The book highlights the key role played by drawing in artistic teaching and in how artists studied the human body and the natural world. Aspects of regional difference, the development of new drawing techniques and classes of graphic work, such as finished presentation pieces to impress patrons, are also explored. An extended introduction focusing on how and why artists made drawings, with a special emphasis on the pivotal role of Leonardo, is richly illustrated with examples from the two collections that elucidate the technique and function of the works. This is followed by catalogue entries for just over 100 drawings where discussion of their function and significance is supported by comparative illustrations of related works, such as paintings.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Hugo Chapman, Marzia Faietti
Forlag
British Museum Press
ISBN 9780714126678
Antall sider 344 Dimensjoner 24,5cm x 28,9cm x 3,2cm
Vekt 1870 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Drawing & drawings, Renaissance art

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