The Drawings of Bronzino

The Drawings of Bronzino

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Drawings by the great Italian Mannerist painter and poet Agnolo Bronzino (1503-1572) are extremely rare. This important and beautiful publication brings together for the first time nearly all of the sixty drawings attributed to this leading draftsman of the 16th century.

Each drawing is illustrated in color, discussed in detail, and shown with many comparative photographs. Bronzino's technical virtuosity as a draftsman and his mastery of anatomy and perspective are vividly apparent in each stroke of the chalk, pen, or brush. The younger generations of Florentine artists particularly admired Bronzino for his technical virtuosity as a painter, and Giorgio Vasari praised him for his powers as a disegnatore (designer and draftsman).

Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, c2010.
ISBN: 9780300155129
0300155123
9781588393548
1588393542
Branch Call Number: 759. 5 BRO B
Characteristics: xii, 323 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.

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