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Edizione Nazionale Leonardo da Vinci
The Drawings in the Accademia di Venezia
Leonardo da Vinci. I Disegni di Leonardo da Vinci e della sua cerchia nel Gabinetto dei Disegni e Stampe delle Galleria dell’Accademia di Venezia. (The Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci and his Circle in the Gabinetto dei Disegni e Stampe at the Accademia Gallery in Venice.) Set of the 72 drawings, among these 15 published here for the first time, two of these regarding Leonardo, on 72 loose plates. Facsimile edition in the original size and the original colours. Facsimile box and commentary volume (216 pp.). Ed. by Carlo Pedretti. 2003. In-2. Joint gilt tooled orig. dark brown leather box with ornamental raised bands.
On of the 998 hand-numbered copies worldwide. – Containing in particular
26 (6 attributed)
drawings from Leonardo’s own hands ,
among these i. a. 4 studies to the Battle of Anghiari, two each to Natività, Sant’ Anna (Louvre), Ecce Homo, Uomo Vitruviano, three attributed studies to Cenacolo as well as technical drafts.
Further 33 works by Ambrogio De Predis – Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio – Francisco Napoletano (published for the first time) – Marco da Oggiono (5, 2 of them first time) – Giampietrino – Agostino da Vaprio – Andrea Solario (5, 1 of them first time) – Cesare da Sesto (9) – Francesco Melzi (4, possibly 7) as well as two anonymous copies from the Anatomical Studies. Finally 13 (9 first time) mostly anonymous sheet by copyists, imitators and followers of Leonardo’s from the 16th/17th till 19th centuries. – With concordance.
The introduction by Carlo Pedretti on the collection and its history as well as the attribution methods, stylistic features and the chronology of the drawings. Further six short treatises on specific aspects of the collection. – The catalogue of the drawings by Nepi Sciré and Annalisa Perissa Torrini. – With complete bibliography, alphabetical index and index of the watermarks.
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