The Most Beautiful Drawings from the Uffizi

The Most Beautiful Drawings from the Uffizi

France / Italy — Mid 15th century – mid 18th century

A selection of splendid drawings from the Uffizi in Florence created by the finest artists of the mid-15th to mid-18th centuries

  1. The Department of Prints and Drawings of the Uffizi was founded in the mid-17th century

  2. These 48 leaves represent a sampling of some of the finest artists from Italy and across Europe

  3. The artists range from Botticelli, Michelangelo, and Titian to Van Dyck, Rubens, and Rembrandt

The Most Beautiful Drawings from the Uffizi

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The Most Beautiful Drawings from the Uffizi

This collection of 48 leaves made between the mid-15th and mid-18th centuries, by artists of various Italian schools and famous foreign masters is dedicated to the Department of Prints and Drawings of the Uffizi, the most prestigious museum institution in the city of Florence. Its collections include over one hundred and fifty thousand sheets of drawings, engravings, miniatures, and photographs from the 14th century to the present day. The Department of Prints and Drawings of the Uffizi was founded in the mid-17th century but is continuously evolving, its holdings constantly increased by bequests and purchases, making it a living and dynamic institution. The artists represented here include Italians like Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Pontormo, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Mantegna, Titian, and Tintoretto, as well as representatives of the Northern Renaissance like Van Dyck, Rubens, and Rembrandt.

Codicology

Alternative Titles
Die schönsten Zeichnungen aus den Uffizien
I Disegni più Belli degli Uffizi
Origin
France
Date
Mid 15th century – mid 18th century
Content
The selected works comprise 48 leafs, which were created between the 15th and 18th century
Artist / School

Available facsimile editions:
I Disegni più Belli degli Uffizi
Vallecchi – Florence, 2012
Limited Edition: 199 copies
Facsimile Editions

#1 I Disegni più Belli degli Uffizi

Vallecchi – Florence, 2012

Publisher: Vallecchi – Florence, 2012
Limited Edition: 199 copies
Commentary: 1 volume by Cristina Casoli
1 volume: 48 leaves: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) The edition contains a selection of 48 leaves under passe-partouts in the format 32 × 46 cm. Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
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