The Practice and Science of Drawing eBook

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Start of eBook1
LIST OF PLATES1
LIST OF DIAGRAMS2
THE PRACTICE AND SCIENCE OF DRAWING3
I3
INTRODUCTION3
DRAWING BY LEONARDO DA VINCI FROM THE ROYAL COLLECTION AT WINDSOR6
II11
FROM A STUDY BY BOTTICELLI13
STUDY IN NATURAL RED CHALK BY ALFRED STEPHENS14
III14
STUDY FOR A PICTURE19
IV20
STUDY BY WATTEAU22
V25
EXAMPLE OF FIFTEENTH-CENTURY CHINESE WORK BY LUI LIANG (BRITISH MUSEUM)25
LOS MENENAS.  BY VELAZQUEZ (PRADO)26
STUDY ATTRIBUTED TO MICHAEL ANGELO (BRITISH MUSEUM)30
STUDY BY DEGAS (LUXEMBOURG)30
VI30
DRAWING IN RED CHALK BY ERNEST COLE32
FROM A PENCIL DRAWING BY INGRES33
VII36
VIII38
STUDY ILLUSTRATING METHOD OF DRAWING42
STUDY IN RED CHALK49
STUDY FOR DECORATION AT AMIENS “REPOSE” BY PEUVIS DE CHAVANNES50
IX51
ILLUSTRATING SOME TYPICAL BRUSH STROKES MADE WITH FOUR CLASSES OF BRUSH55
X61
XI67
ILLUSTRATING VARIETY IN SYMMETRY68
ILLUSTRATING VARIETY IN SYMMETRY69
XII69
FETE CHAMPETRE.  GIORGIONI (LOUVRE)74
BACCHUS AND ARIADNE.  TITIAN75
LOVE AND DEATH.  BY G.F.  WATTS77
THE SURRENDER OF BREDA VELAZQUEZ (PRADO)78
THE BIRTH OF VENUS.  BOTTICELLI (FLORENCE)80
THE RAPE OF EUROPA.  BY PAOLO VERONESE (VENICE)81
BATTLE OF ST. EGIDIO.  PAOLO UCCELLO (NATIONAL GALLERY)82
THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST. BY DOMINICO THEOTOCOPULI CALLED EL GRECO83
D. TAKING LINE 3-4 AS DOMINANT LINE84
F. TAKING LINE 5-6 AS DOMINANT LINE84
XIII88
MONTE SOLARO CAPRI90
PART OF THE SURRENDER OF BREDA.  BY VELAZQUEZ93
EXAMPLES OF EARLY ITALIAN TREATMENT OF TREES94
XIV96
CORREGGIO.  VENUS.  MERCURY, AND CUPID (NATIONAL GALLERY)100
L’EMBARQUEMENT POUR CYTHERE.  WATTEAU (LOUVRE)102
XV105
XVI109
THE ANSIDEI MADONNA.  BY RAPHAEL (NATIONAL GALLERY)111
THE FINDING OF THE BODY OF ST. MARK TINTORETTO (BREDA, MILAN)113
XVII114
FROM A DRAWING IN RED CHALK BY HOLBEIN IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM PRINT ROOM115
THE LADY AUDLEY.  HOLBEIN (WINDSOR)120
XVIII123
STUDY ON BROWN PAPER IN BLACK AND WHITE CONTE CHALK126
XIX128
XX131
XXI139
CONCLUSION139
APPENDIX140
THE PHI PROPORTION141
INDEX142
“Bacchus and Ariadne,” Titian’s142
Camera, use of the142
Darwin, anecdote of143
East, arts of the143
“Fete Champetre,” Giorgioni’s143
Gainsborough, the charm of143
Hair, the treatment of144
Impressionism144
Japanese art144
Keats’ definition of beauty144
Manet144
Nature, variety of forms in144
Oil, surplus in paint145
Paint, the vitality of145
Quality and texture, variety in145
Schools of Art145
Talent and genius146
“Ulysses deriding Polyphemus,” Turner’s146
Ward, the animal painter146
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