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The Resource Becoming Michelangelo : apprenticing to the master, and discovering the artist through his drawings, Alan Pascuzzi

Becoming Michelangelo : apprenticing to the master, and discovering the artist through his drawings, Alan Pascuzzi

Label
Becoming Michelangelo : apprenticing to the master, and discovering the artist through his drawings
Title
Becoming Michelangelo
Title remainder
apprenticing to the master, and discovering the artist through his drawings
Statement of responsibility
Alan Pascuzzi
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"An artist's extraordinary challenge to himself reveals the genius of Michelangelo in the making. Many believe Michelangelo's talent was miraculous and untrained, the product of 'divine' genius, but the young Michelangelo studied art like any Renaissance apprentice, learning from a master and experimenting with materials and styles. As a grad student in art history, Alan Pascuzzi won a Fulbright scholarship to 'apprentice' himself to Michelangelo, studying his extant drawings and copying them to learn the progression of his technique, mastery of anatomy and composition, and understanding of human potential. Pascuzzi also relied on the Renaissance treatise that 'Il Divino' himself would have been familiar with, Cennino Cennini's The Craftsman's Handbook (1399), which was available to apprentices as a kind of textbook of the period. Pascuzzi's narrative traces Michelangelo's development from student and young artist to master during the period from roughly 1485 to his completion of the Sistine Chapel ceiling in 1512. Analyzing Michelangelo's burgeoning abilities through copies he himself executed in museums and galleries in Florence and elsewhere, Pascuzzi unlocks the transformation that made him great. At the same time, he narrates his own transformation from student to artist as Michelangelo's last apprentice"--
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Pascuzzi, Alan
Dewey number
709.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
N6923.B9
LC item number
P376 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • Art
  • Drawing, Italian
  • ART / History / Renaissance
  • ART / European
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Artists, Architects, Photographers
  • Art
  • Learning and scholarship
Label
Becoming Michelangelo : apprenticing to the master, and discovering the artist through his drawings, Alan Pascuzzi
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Did Michelangelo have to learn how to draw? -- Wanting to become a master -- A lofty spirit : my apprenticeship to Michelangelo -- The world of Renaissance drawings -- Michelangelo's early apprenticeship -- Michelangelo, the Medici, and a career change -- Michelangelo returns to Florence, 1501-1504 -- The drawings for the Battle of Cascina -- The drawings for the Sistine Chapel, part I -- The drawings for the Sistine Chapel, part II
Control code
on1077515192
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 293 pages
Isbn
9781628729153
Lccn
2018055735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1077515192
Label
Becoming Michelangelo : apprenticing to the master, and discovering the artist through his drawings, Alan Pascuzzi
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Did Michelangelo have to learn how to draw? -- Wanting to become a master -- A lofty spirit : my apprenticeship to Michelangelo -- The world of Renaissance drawings -- Michelangelo's early apprenticeship -- Michelangelo, the Medici, and a career change -- Michelangelo returns to Florence, 1501-1504 -- The drawings for the Battle of Cascina -- The drawings for the Sistine Chapel, part I -- The drawings for the Sistine Chapel, part II
Control code
on1077515192
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 293 pages
Isbn
9781628729153
Lccn
2018055735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1077515192

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