By Paul Joannides
This quantity contains the fullest and so much precise catalogue of the drawings via and after Michelangelo within the Ashmolean Museum. it's probably the most very important collections of drawings by way of this artist, which additionally contains drawings after his personal via contemporaries that make clear misplaced works in addition to the artist's popularity and impression through the 16th century. The advent offers a heritage of Michelangelo's drawings mostly and likewise surveys a few of the sorts of drawing practiced by way of Michelangelo and an account of his improvement as a draughtsman.
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Verso: now not Michelangelo, yet memorandum his. ). ok. Frey, 1909–11, no. 222 (Recto: now not Michelangelo; no definite old resource. now not via Mini or Sebastiano, yet verso proves that through a person shut P1: KsF 0521551331c01 CUNY160/Joannides zero 521 55133 1 ninety two January 10, 2007 entirely OR in part AUTOGRAPH SHEETS to Michelangelo. ); no. 223 (Verso: material research neither by means of Michelangelo nor the writer of the recto. Ricordo establishes date 1523–4. ). Thode, 1913, no. 422 (Why should still recto no longer be via Michelangelo? the one different Florentine artist that it remembers is Andrea del Sarto. Verso: not easy to pass judgement on, yet inscriptions are autograph. ). Berenson, 1938, no. 1565 (As 1903. ). Kleiner, 1950, p. 25 (Recto: institution of Michelangelo, after head of Boy on a Dolphin. Ricordo attaches sheet to his studio and demonstrates relevance of recto for the ignudo left above Erythraea and for the faun accompanying the Bacchus. ). Wilde, 1953 exh. , no. 131 (Verso: through Michelangelo: the drawing should be significantly just before the inscription; goal unknown. ). Parker, 1956, no. 375 (Recto: a little transformed. “The tricky modelling recollects the Cavalieri presentation drawings, however it turns out out of the query that Michelangelo or certainly any of his shut fans might have been the draughtsman. P. M. R. Pouncey hesitates among Naldini and Poppi. ”); no. forty two (Verso: type of Jacopo della Quercia “essentially ‘early’ and primitive in personality . . . a piece of approximately 1430. ” The ricordo is in Michelangelo’s hand and of 1523–4. ). Dussler, 1959, no. 618 (Recto: by means of a follower of Michelangelo. Verso: by way of a quattrocento artist, close to Quercia. ). Berenson, 1961, no. 1565 (As 1903/1938. ). Degenhart and Schmitt, 1968, I, 1, no. 116 (Verso: through Jacopo della Quercia?. ). Gardner, 1972, pp. 33–4 (“[W]e are requested to visualize that Michelangelo used to be so cavalier as to scrawl over the century-old drawing, whereas the recto used to be later used for a research after the vintage. ” Compares recto with Michelangelo’s status Prophet within the BM, W1/Corpus 6. ). De Tolnay, 1975, Corpus I, no. 7 (Verso: via Michelangelo, 1494–1500, after Quercia, possibly performed in Bologna. Recto: by means of or after a dilettante pupil of Michelangelo’s c. 1532. ). Macandrew, 1980, p. 267 (Recto: “P. M. R. Pouncey is now confident that this can be by means of Francesco Morandini. ”). Sisi, 1988, no. 6 (Verso: material research concerning mantle of Madonna on Jacopo della Quercia’s Bentivoglio Monument in San Giacomo Maggiore, Bologna. ). Perrig, 1999, p. 247 (By a scholar of Michelangelo; from through Mozza studio. ). Weil-Garris Brandt et al. , 1999–2000, p. 339 (Recto: attributed to Jacopo della Quercia. ). common dialogue 9–16 those 8 sheets, which comprise a few sixty sketches, have been completely and excellently analysed through Robinson and Thode and, extra lately, and nonetheless extra exhaustively 22:22 CATALOGUE eight through de Tolnay within the Corpus, supplemented and in locations corrected by means of Hirst in numerous heavily saw contributions. The attribution of those drawings to a student first made by way of Berenson and via a number of students, together with Baumgart, who thought of them to be via Daniele da Volterra, now turns out evidently a misjudgement, established mostly on a false impression of those drawings’ functionality: they aren't built reports yet tough and lively primi pensieri.