Master Drawings of the Italian Renaissance

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Master Drawings of the Italian Renaissance features masterpieces of Italian Renaissance drawings from the British Museum, the Louvre and other French public collections in Lille, Rennes and Chantilly.

Beginning with an examination of drawing as part of the creative process, and showing how it reveals the artist's mind at work,Master Drawings of the Italian Renaissance explains in detail the materials and techniques used in Renaissance drawings. It also considers how drawings were used, how they changed stylistically through the period and how they varied in different regions of Italy.

It concludes with a brief look at connoisseurship and collecting.

The main body of Master Drawings of the Italian Renaissance showcases 112 of the finest drawings by more than 40 Italian Renaissance masters, including Michelangelo, Leonardo, Botticelli, Raphael and Andrea del Sarto, accompanied by a concise sketch of the life and work of each artist.

Product Information

Product Code 1010186
ISBN 9780714126548
author Claire Van Cleave
colour illustrations 150
format Paperback
pages 192
published Oct 2007
publisher British Museum Press
Dimensions 24 cm X 26.8 cm X 1.8 cm

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