Renaissance Drawings and Models
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- Publication Date: June 7, 2022
- Imprint: V & A Publishing
- Trim Size: 8 1⁄4 x 11
- ISBN: 9781851779987
- Page Count: 224
- Illustrations: 150 color illustrations
- Rights: North America
This fully illustrated collection of essays, by distinguished scholars and experts in the field, focuses on the process of sculptural design in 15th- and 16th-century Europe
It was during the Renaissance period that sculptors’ models, together with drawings, were first assembled by avid collectors fascinated by the tangible evidence of the creative process of the artist. This fully illustrated collection of essays, by distinguished scholars and experts in the field, focuses on the process of sculptural design in 15th- and 16th-century Europe. The publication arises from a 2017 conference, and is the third and final Robert H. Smith Renaissance Sculpture volume.
About the author
Michael Cole is the Howard McP. Davis Professor of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University. Ana Debenedetti, a former Curator of Paintings at the V&A, is an art historian who specializes in Florentine art, artistic literature, and workshop practice. Peta Motture is Senior Curator of Sculpture at the V&A specializing in the Renaissance, with a focus on Italy.