Description - Michaelangelo's Notebooks by Carolyn Vaughan
Michelangelo is considered one of the greatest poets of the sixteenth century. He also filled hundreds of sheets of paper with exquisite drawings, many of which went on to become some of the most celebrated masterpieces of all-time.Organised chronologically, this collection combines the artist's own words with his sketches and finished artwork. His letters about the Sistine Chapel and Pope Julius, for example, will be illustrated with sketches he would have been working on at the time he was writing.The writing and art is selected by Carolyn Vaughan, former editor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, who provides fascinating commentary and insights into the material throughout the book.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(166mm x 198mm x 28mm)
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
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Author Biography - Carolyn Vaughan
Carolyn Vaughan is a former editor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. She has edited dozens of exhibition catalogues and compiled numbers of books. She is also the author of Gold and Frankincense and Myrrh: Gifts of the Magi; Invitation to Ballet; and three FANDEX Guides: The Great Western Painters, First Ladies, and New York City.