Sixteenth-Century Italian Drawings in New York Collections
||Griswold, William M.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $135.00|
| Book Description: |
The sixteenth century may be described as the great age of Italian drawing. It was then that Giorgio Vasari asserted the primacy of disegno, hailing it as the father of the arts and the supreme expression of the artist's intellect. Raphael, Michelangelo, Andrea del Sarto, Correggio, and the Venetians Titian, Tintoretto, and Veronese--all famous painters--were equally gifted as draftsmen, and their drawings have been eagerly sought and prized by collectors throughout the...