Title The Drawings Of Michelangelo And His Followers In The Ashmolean Museum.
Book Condition Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition.
Edition First Edition.
Publisher Cambridge University Press, Cambridge:
Seller ID 42938X3
Comprises the fullest and most detailed catalog 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. The contents of this book is as follows: 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.
(Key Words: Michelangelo, Ashmolean Museum, Drawings, Italian Artists, Sir Thomas Lawrence, William Young Ottley, Art).