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Michelangelo's Drawings: The Science of Attribution

Perrig, Alexander

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ISBN 10: 0300039484 / ISBN 13: 9780300039481
Published by Yale University Press, New Haven, 1991
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Cloth (hard cover) in mylar protected dust-jacket. First Edition ("1" present on publisher's number line). Approx. 9" x 11", 167 text pages, w/ extensive Notes and Index; Illustrated by 132 plates. In this important and provocative book the author puts forth an objective criteriea for determining the authenticity of Michelangelo's drawings. Also contains a list of genuine Michelangelo drawings. Leo Steinberg declared the work to be among "the half dozen outstanding monuments of 20th century art historical scholarship." A clean, tight copy without defects Size: Quarto. Bookseller Inventory # 003866

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Title: Michelangelo's Drawings: The Science of ...

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First American Edition.

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During the past century the number of drawings attributed to Michelangelo has ranged from 250 to 630, even though no new lots of drawings have been discovered. Perrig proposes a set of objective criteria for determining authenticity, examines those works that by external evidence are deemed to be by Michelangelo, and reattributes others to four of Michelangelo's entourage. Perrig's findings were originally published in Germany in a five-volume work. This summary includes 132 plates. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German

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