By Paul Joannides

This quantity includes the fullest and such a lot distinctive catalogue of the drawings through and after Michelangelo within the Ashmolean Museum. it's probably the most very important collections of drawings via this artist, which additionally contains drawings after his personal via contemporaries that make clear misplaced works in addition to the artist's recognition and impact through the 16th century. The advent offers a historical past of Michelangelo's drawings regularly and in addition surveys some of the different types of drawing practiced via Michelangelo and an account of his improvement as a draughtsman.

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17. 18629F, black chalk 216 × 149 mm The again of a statue of Venus, after CB16F/B69/Corpus 234. 18. 18632F, purple chalk, 251 × 189 mm Enlarged replica after the top of an ignudo on Louvre Inv. 860 recto/J19/Corpus 143. 19. 18633F, pen over purple chalk, 260 × 189 mm After CB43F recto/B239/Corpus 128, no longer via Michelangelo. (Source famous by way of Ferri. ) 20. 18634F, purple chalk, 280 × 184 mm similar measurement, after Uffizi 233F recto/B1/Corpus 37. (Source famous by way of Ferri. ) 21. ∗ 18654, pen, 212 × 293 mm Recto just a. caricature for an ? ignudo, dealing with left, tailored from Cat. thirteen, recto F (inverted)/PII 303/Corpus one hundred seventy. b. caricature for an ignudo, dealing with correct, after Cat. 14 verso B/P. II 304/Corpus 171. c. cartoon for an ancestor analyzing, after Cat. nine verso C/P. II 299/Corpus 166. 22. 18655F, pen, 233 × 156 mm Recto A style cartoon through Commodi without connection to Michelangelo. Verso A same-size replica of the small status determine on the reduce left of Uffizi 233F recto/ B1/Corpus 37. 23. ∗ 18659F, pen, 295 × 425 mm Recto (Papi, 1994, D7 fig fifty four; resources pointed out) Left aspect Virgin and baby after CB72F/B203, most likely through Niccol`o Tribolo. correct aspect A advantage outstanding downwards for the final Judgement, after BM 1980-10-11-46/Turner, 1999, no. 355 recto/Corpus 359 (acquired in Italy within the 1820s from the Florentine sculptor Aristodemo Costoli by means of Rev. Robert Sandford). Verso A left hand resting on an unidentifiable shape; resource unidentified. 24. ∗ 18660, pen and crimson chalk, 212 × 293 mm Recto a. a status guy tailored and enlarged from a determine on the left of the roundel layout on Uffizi 18721F recto/B175/Corpus 149. b. most likely after a misplaced drawing via Antonio Mini, just like CB74F/B177. Verso a. males relocating left to correct, one with palms sure at the back of him, the opposite together with his correct arm raised; resource unidentified. 25. ∗ 18661F, pen and black chalk, 209 × 295 mm Recto a. A half-length determine, obvious frontally, together with his left arm raised, in pen; resource unidentified. b. kind of like a, bust size, in black chalk. forty-one c. a status determine, left leg bent ahead, in left profile; resource unidentified. d. A gesturing determine, tailored from CB61F verso/B137/Corpus 261. e. A left leg, from the rear; resource unidentified. Verso a. A stooping determine in left profile, left hand achieving down, possibly an interpretation of the underdrawing of the Risen Christ, CB66F recto/B136/Corpus 262. b. top a part of examine for the Risen Christ, CB66F recto/B136/ Corpus 262. 26. ∗ 18662F, black chalk and pen, 215 × 294 mm Recto a. After Uffizi 18729/B52/Corpus 294 (cf. 18626F), pen. (The addition of the hammer, uncertain in Michelangelo’s unique and Commodi’s chalk reproduction, is acceptable to the figure’s pose and maybe identifies him as Vulcan. ) b. a status formative years, visible from front, seeking to his correct, black chalk; resource unidentified yet probably after a drawing by means of Antonio Mini. c. A small cartoon of a male determine mendacity on his again, pen; resource unidentified. 27. 18675F, black chalk, 292 × 220 mm a part of a torso, most likely after a misplaced learn through Michelangelo of the 1520s. 119. Uffizi 18524F (red chalk, 289 × 209 mm), 18665F (pen and ink over crimson chalk, 440 × 292 mm), 18666F (pen and ink over purple chalk, 440 × 290 mm), all 3 reproduced by means of Ragionieri, 2000, pp.

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