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COLLECTIONS

THE GREAT COLLECTORS, Istituto Bancario San Paolo di Torino

GREAT DRAWINGS FROM THE LOUVRE MUSEUM

MASTER DRAWINGS FROM THE WOODNER COLLECTION

MASTER WORKS ON PAPER FROM THE ALBRIGHT-KNOX GALLERY

A GREAT HERITAGE, drawings from Chatsworth , Raphael, Rembrandt etc

ROMANTIC EYE from the Ryals Collection, Romney, Flaxman, Fuseli etc

From Mantegna to Cezanne (Turner, Daumier, Seurat, Rembrandt) COURTAULD INSTITUTE ,

FROM BRUEGHEL TO REMBRANDT, the Abram Collection of Dutch drawings

THE THAW COLLECTION 1, introduction by the collector, Watteau, Seurat, Tiepolo etc

THE THAW COLLECTION 2, Degas, Turner, Watteau

MASTER DRAWINGS AT THE COURTAULD Tiepolo, Brueghel, Girtin, Seurat etc

ITALIAN DRAWINGS FROM THE RATJEN COLLECTION

AN IRRATIONAL ART, Surrealist works on paper from the Shapiro Collection

MASTER DRAWINGS FROM THE ACHENBACH FOUNDATION, San Francisco

DRAWINGS FROM GEORGIA COLLECTIONS, 19TH/20TH CENTURIES

FLEMISH OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, Fritz Lugt collection 1972 with essay on Lugt as a collector

GUERCINO from British collections , British Museum

Works on Paper at the Israel Museum Jerusalem, Bomberg, Morris Louis, Chagall, Menzel

ROYAL COLLECTIONS AT WINDSOR

FRENCH DRAWINGS, Anthony Blunt

CANALETTO DRAWINGS, K.T.Parker

HOLBEIN DRAWINGS, K.T.Parker

GERMAN DRAWINGS, and Supplements, Schilling and Blunt

DUTCH DRAWINGS, Leo van Puyvelde

THEMES

ANIMAL DRAWINGS,Faber London

 

DRAWING BOOKS

selection of Drawing Books in ARTISTS' MANUALS

DRAWING, TECHNIQUE AND PURPOSE. catalogue, V and A 1981

PEN DRAWING Charles Magginis 1899

DRAWING PAUL SACHS, Modern Prints and Drawing, a selection

DRAWING DANIEL MENDELOWITZ a selection of surprising examples

The Anastatic Drawing Society 1858

SOUTH KENSINGTON DRAWING BOOK, Edward Poynter

Vere Foster's Drawing Book series, Landscape and Marine

DAVIDSON, LINEAR DRAWING C1870

DOODLING menu

DRAWING BY COUNTRY

 

EUROPEAN DRAWINGS AT THE FITZWILLIAM

THE DRAFTSMAN'S ART, EDINBURGH Seurat, Brown, Fuseli etc

THE ARTIST'S WORKSHOP, Washington (multi-cultural)

 

AMERICA

AMERICAN ART MENU

AMERICAN DRAWINGS FROM AMHERST COLLEGE

GOTTLIEB WORKS ON PAPER

BILL TRAYLOR, from the Wilkinson Collection

 

BRITAIN

BRITISH ART MENU

ROMANTIC EYE from the Ryals Collection

BRITISH WATERCOLOURS in the Whitworth, Manchester

SKETCHING AT HOME AND ABROAD, British Landscape Drawings 1750-850 Pierpoint Morgan Library (bibliog)

EARLY BRITISH DRAWINGS in the Huntington Collection

SOME VICTORIAN DRAUGHTSMEN, Hesketh Hubbard

Influence of Dutch Art on the English Romantics, drawings and prints

EDWARD POYNTER drawings

ALFRED STEVENS DRAWINGS

JOHN RUSKIN's DRAWINGS

 

CHINA/JAPAN

CHINESE STONE RUBBINGS

JAPANESE DRAWINGS, GENEVA

 

FRANCE

FRENCH LANDSCAPE DRAWINGS, British Museum 1977

FRENCH MASTER DRAWINGS , Pierpoint Morgan Library

WATTEAU , Parker and Royal Academy

FRENCH DRAWINGS OF THE 17TH CENTURY (Poussin, Claude, Callot, Le Brun, etc)

FRENCH DRAWINGS OF THE 18TH CENTURY (linked) (Watteau, Fragonard, Boucher, Gravelot, Saint-Aubin etc)

 

GERMANY

DRAWINGS FROM THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE in North American Collections at Princeton

GOTHIC DRAWING(Czechoslovakia)

GERMAN DRAWING (number one)

GERMAN DRAWING (number two)

DRAWINGS OF THE EARLY GERMAN MASTERS , PARKER 1926

DRAWINGS OF THE EARLY GERMAN SCHOOLS , Faber and Faber

ADOLPHE VON MENZEL drawings

HOLLAND (DUTCH FLEMISH)

DUTCH DRAWINGS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, Mellaert 1926

FLEMISH OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, Fritz Lugt collection 1972

DUTCH MASTER DRAWINGS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, Zwemmer's

DUTCH DRAWINGS. Rijksmuseum catalogue, indicative plates

RUBENS & REMBRANDT IN THEIR CENTURY Pierpoint Morgan Library

DESSINS FLAMANDS ET HOLLANDAIS DU DIX - SEPTIEME SIECLES Institit Neerlandais

DESSINS FLAMANDS ET HOLLANDAIS DU DIX - SEPTIEME SIECLES Institit Neerlandais

REMBRANDT MENU

 

ITALY

ITALIAN DRAWINGS Michel Gaud collection, Sotheby's June 1987

MASTERPIECES OF ITALIAN DRAWING in the Robert Lehman Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

VENETIAN DRAWINGS Museo Correr

VENETIAN DRAWINGS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY IN AMERICA, Otto Benesch

NEO CLASSICAL ECHO

THE CARRACCI from British Collections

THE CARRACCI from The Ellesmere Collections in two catalogues

ITALIAN DRAWINGS IN THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

ITALIAN DRAWINGS FROM THE RATJEN COLLECTION

DRAWING IN THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE WORKSHOP

FRA ANGELICO TO LEONARDO, Italian Renaissance Drawings, British Museum

DISEGNI EMILIANI DEL RINASCIMENTO. Modena

16 TH CENTURY TUSCAN DRAWINGS . IN THE UFFIZI

OLD MASTER DRAWINGS (VENICE) January 1995, Tiepolo, Bison, Guardi etc

I DISEGNI DEI MAESTRI, delle origini a pisanello

MICHEL-ANGE, dessinateur Louvre 1989

GUERCINO from British collections , British Museum

GUARDI DRAWINGS, J.Byam Shaw

 

 

NON WESTERN

INDIAN DRAWING AND PAINTED SKETCHES

IRANIAN AND INDIAN , THE BRUSH OF THE MASTERS 1978

 

SPAIN

GOYA, text by Andre Malraux

 

SWITZERLAND

SWISS DRAWING Fuseli, Hodler etc

 

SALES AND AUCTION SALES

HAZLITT GOODDEN FOX

EUROPEAN DRAWINGS , Hazlitt Gooden Fox, a selection

ENGLISH DRAWINGS 1990 , Hazlitt Gooden Fox, a selection

NINETEENTH CENTURY FRENCH DRAWINGS 1990 , Hazlitt Gooden Fox, a selection

NINETEENTH CENTURY FRENCH DRAWINGS 1987 , Hazlitt Gooden Fox, a selection

SALES AND AUCTION SALES others

COLNAGHI MASTER DRAWINGS 1998 , London Galleries

COLNAGHI MASTER DRAWINGS 1997 , London Galleries

THE CREMER COLLECTION

THE STRAUS COLLECTION New York 1970

Sotheby's 1986 European Drawings, Menzel. Veraci, Von Alt

Sotheby's 1997 Old Master Drawings

A WINDOW ON VENICE 18TH C VENICE 1995

SALE OF GERMAN EXPRESSIONIST DRAWINGS 1980

SALE OF OLD MASTER DRAWINGS Sotheby's July 1997

SALE FRENCH 19/20 C DRAWINGS part of the Fribourg Collection Sotheby's 1963

ITALIAN DRAWINGS Michel Gaud collection, Sotheby's June 1987

NOTEBOOKS AND SKETCHBOOKS

DEGAS, THE HALEVY SKETCHBOOK

LEONARDO NOTEBOOKS, MACCURDY 2 VOLUMES

DURER'S SKETCHBOOK , Netherlands 1520-1

BY PROCESS

Watercolour (Das Aquarell) Munich 1973

SINGLE IMAGES OF THE ACT OF DRAWING

Drawing after the Antique , The Townley Collection c1794

Edison's developmental sketch

Teaching Cartoons by Phone.

Diagrams of personnel in a political cartoon, Harry Furniss.

Drawing when Pissed.

Drawing the sights on a journey, Laing in Sierra Leone 1826

THE LIGHTNING CARTOONIST, Harry Michaelson

USING A TWIN PENDULUM 1893

Machine Drawing (coloured) Accum 1815

Consultation at the Drawing Board, Robert Lavin c1958

RORSCHACH in action, FORTUNE 1950

DOTTO, the Drawing Game Show, from TV Show Annual 1959

Landscapes made on an assembly line, postcards c1950

Technical Drawing, Lancaster Bomber B VII, Tony Mullen Collection

Technical Drawing, Lancaster Bomber B II, Tony Mullen Collection

Making an elephant in fireworks , Lucknow c 1815-1820

some lovely pencils 1938

 

LECTURE NOTES

Drawing ; The formation of a line by drawing some tracing instrument from point to point of a surface; representation by lines; delineation; That which is drawn, a delineation by pen, pencil or crayon.
1668 ; a sketch.

Drawing is "going for a walk with a line" Paul Klee.

The images above can be used to initiate discussions of the role of drawing, the contirbution of style, the evidence of function,etc.

"It is characteristic of all my drawings that the paper `opens up' and that its whiteness (or blackness) is regarded as an area or space of light and atmosphere, in which energies, represented by the dot, crystallise in forms partially suggested by outline." Claes Oldenburg.

"Drawings are the first ideas of a painter, the first flash of his imagination, his style, his spirit, his way of thinking. A painter while painting corrects himself and restrains the impulse of his genius, while making a drawing, he dashes off the first flash of his thoughts, he shows himself he is. A painter's way of drawing is as distinctive as handwriting and much more revealing than a writer's style." Dezallier d'Argenville.

"Does the line possess order to the others or is the mark maker lost - is it the cut line in stone - the hard line of mill iron - to make a mark - to set a stroke - which demands its space; to defile the white sheet or make the mark of honor - are these the strokes that elicit sympathy or are these the strokes that isolate the difference - who are you making them for - you and who else ?" David Smith.

"The line of contour should be closed, continuous and should end so as to promise more forms beyond itself and also to make evident the parts which it hides or implies." Xenocrates of Sicyon. "Drawing is the basis and theory of painting and sculpture." Ghiberti "Drawing should give the eye in the shape of a demonstration the intention and invention first first conceived by its image. Line has not matter in it or any other substance, but since it is thus conditioned, it takes up no room. Contour is a surface which is neither of the body nor a part of the atmosphere, but a medium interposed between the atmosphere and the body." Leonardo.

" For me, drawing's uniqueness has something to do with the fundamental activity of actually trying to lay a ghost or exorcise oneself. I like to have a dialogue with the drawing, to let the drawing tell me something." Ralph Steadman

"Drawing is the probity of art." J.A.D.Ingres.

"Certain Japanese formalities seem close to me, such as the beginning of a stroke outside the paper continuing through the drawing space, to project beyond, so that in the included part it possesses both the power of the origin and the projection. This produces the impression of strength and if drops fall they become attributes or relationships."David Smith, American sculptor.

"By now I had developed a drawing style that was not easily printable in newspapers, so I concentrated on magazines. This necessitated abandoning topical subject matter and finding material with a shelf-life of at least six weeks." John Glashan,UK

LANGUAGE section headings from Rawson, Seeing through Drawing .

The Surface; Analogy and FormMarks; Shape and Structure; Enclosures and the Third Dimension; Chiarsocuro; Deep Space; Image; Field.

MEDIA Pen, pencil, chalk, silverpoint, wash, watercolour, pastel, stump,

FUNCTION
"The function of the brush is not in the brush, but in something of value created - the function of ink is not in the ink but in its receptivity and response. Likewise the functions in mountains and water lie not in themselves but in their respective silence and mobility." Lin Yutang, The Chinese Theory of Art. Descriptive, interpretative. Anatomical, court room artist, police artist, engineer, drawing as intention.

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01 Rene Robert Bouché, a fashion illustrator, works in stages from A Complete Guide to Drawing , Simon & Schuster New York 1948.

02 from Modern Mechanix Oct. 1937, Correspondence Course in drawing

03 04 05 from G.Montague Ellwood, The Art of Pen Drawing Batsford London 1927.

06 advert from The Studio June 15 th 1920

07 Daumier confronts the audience

08 Thurber and the Seal

09 drawing from the Prinzhorn Collection

10 The Grits Mill, 1622, engraving

11 a definition (1770)

12 architectural drawinga drawing from the studio of the architect C.F.A.Voysey

13. From Gustave Dore, Two Hundred Sketches Humorous and Grotesque ,Warne, London, undated c1885, the drawing c1850.

14 from James Puckle, The Club, or a Dialogue between Father and Son, printed for the author 1813. Graffiti One of the more objectionable forms of self expression, Graffiti has had a good press and the most unfortunate effect on our environment where every person with the delusion of being artistic and who can afford a spray can, repeats the same mannered marks over the walls of the town. Only when the design changes or the image is accompanied by a meaningful text is the activity to be sanctioned. My favourite was the simple phrase outside Finchley Road on the Metropolitan Line, SMILE IF YOU'RE GAY. And wondrous were the efforts to keep a straight face in the carriage.

15 Doodling doodles by members of the American Atomic Energy Commission in March 1948.

16 Drawing with light-traces

17 Sky Writing from Modern Mechanix January 1934.

18 Stages towards a magazine illustration Illustration by Austin Briggs to a story in the Saturday Evening Post May 1953

19.from Gerard de Leiresse, The Art of Painting 1778 - 18 x 24cms, oppos.p.13

20 21 from Adolphe Armand Braun, Hieroglyphic or Greek method of Life Drawing Postal University/Batsford London 1916 first edition page size - 22 x 27cms. Many publications (particularly of the self help variety) stressed the possibility of drawing fluently by means of a schematic system.Braun's figures are excellent but the reverse of the sequence looks even more attractive.

 

22. drawing and four paintings reproduced from Hans Prinzhorn's Bildnerei zur Psychologie und Psychopathologie der gestaltung, publshed by Julius Springer in Berlin in 1923

 

drawing by Johann Knupfer "Lamm Gottes"

a decorative/symbolic drawing 24 x 34cms dated 1915

a symbolic allegory - watercolour drawing

figure drawing in watercolour 26 x 34cms

altar with priest and madonna in watercolour 20 x 28

 

 

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