The Drawings of Filippino Lippi and His Circle.
Goldner, George R and Carmen C. Brambach with William M. Griswold, Alessandro Cecchi, Innis Howe Shoemaker, and, Elizabeth E. Baker.
Middle Village, New York, U.S. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1997. First edition 8.75" x 11.25". 406 pages. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. The drawings of Filippino Lippi are among the most original and creative of the Italian Renaissance, produced mostly in late 15th-century Florence and Rome for illustrious patrons and subsequently cherished by esteemed collectors. This catalog was produced to accompany a major exhibition of Lippi's drawings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Written for both a scholarly and a general audience, the volume is lavishly supported with color reproductions of all of the works included in the exhibition - shown to scale when possible, numerous comparative illustrations, and over forty color plates reproducing Filippino's most important paintings. An extensive bibliography and index are provided. 288 illustrations, including 217 in full color. Hardcover 0870998285 (Item ID: 2901)