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Title Drawing in silver and gold : Leonardo to Jasper Johns / Stacey Sell, Hugo Chapman ; with Kimberly Schenck, John Oliver Hand, Giulia Bartrum, An Van Camp, Bruce Weber, Joanna Russell, Judith Rayner, Jenny Bescoby.

Publication Info. Washington [DC] : National Gallery of Art ; London : The British Museum ; Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2015]


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Description 313 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Note Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Art, May 3-July 26, 2015 and the British Museum, September 10-December 6, 2015.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-301) and index.
Contents Drawings under scrutiny : the materials and techniques of metalpoint / Kimberly Schenck -- Masters of silverpoint in the Netherlandish Renaissance / John Oliver Hand -- Silverpoint drawings by German and Swiss Renaissance artists / Giulia Bartrum -- The rise and decline of metalpoint drawing in Renaissance Italy / Hugo Chapman -- Metalpoint drawings in the Low Countries in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / An Van Camp -- The silverpoint revival in nineteenth-century Britain / Stacey Sell -- Modern and contemporary drawing in metalpoint / Bruce Weber -- The technical examination of metalpoint drawings / Joanna Russell, Judith Rayner, and Jenny Bescoby.
Summary This exhibition is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see around 100 exceptional drawings created using the exquisite metalpoint technique. It features works by some of the greatest artists working from the late 14th century to the present including Rogier van der Weyden, Petrus Christus, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Albrecht Dürer, Hans Holbein the Elder, Lucas van Leyden, Rembrandt, Edward Burne-Jones, William Holman Hunt, Otto Dix, Jasper Johns and Bruce Nauman. Works drawn from the British Museum's superb collection of metalpoint drawings sit alongside major loans from European and American museums as well as private collections, including four sheets by Leonardo da Vinci from the Royal Collection.--British Museum website.
Subject Metalpoint drawing -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Sell, Stacey, author.
Chapman, Hugo, author.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.), host institution.
British Museum, host institution.
ISBN 9780691166124 (hardback)
0691166129 (hardback)
Standard No. 40025046296

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