02 mai 2015

"Drawing in Silver and Gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns" at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Attributed to Jacquemart de Hesdin and others,
Sketchbook Formed of Six Panels of Prepared Boxwood, open to Women and Wild Men, c. 1390-1400,
model book with drawings in metalpoint (probably silverpoint) on prepared boxwood,
The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906. WASHINGTON, DC.- In the first comprehensive exhibition on the evocative medium of metalpoint—the art of drawing with a metal stylus—some 100 works showcase the surprising range of effects created by master draftsmen for... [Lire la suite]