Drawing on blue : European drawings on blue paper, 1400s-1700s / edited by Edina Adam and Michelle Sullivan with the assistance of Alec Aldrich ; contributions by Mari-Tere Álvarez, Thea Burns, Marie-Noëlle Grison, Camilla Pietrabissa, and Leila Sauvage.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, [2024]
Description
ix, 149 pages illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm

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Summary note
"Investigates the history of blue paper from the late fifteenth to the mid-eighteenth centuries, giving consideration to issues of supply, use, economics, and innovative creative practice"-- Provided by publisher.
Notes
Catalog of an exhibition held at the J. Paul Getty Museum from January 30 to April 28, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Drawn to Blue: Introduction / Edina Adam and Michelle Sullivan
  • Blue Paper in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Italy / Thea Burns
  • Making Blue Paper: Innovations in the Dutch Republic, 1650-1750 / Leila Sauvage and Marie-Noëlle Grison
  • An Exercise on Blue: Learning to Draw in Jacopo Tintoretto's Workshop / Edina Adam
  • Jean-Baptiste Oudry: Blue Paper and Artistic Identity in Eighteenth-Century France / Camilla Pietrabissa
  • Color and Contrast in an Eighteenth-Century Spanish Drawing on Blue Paper: Francisco Bayeu / Mari-Tere Álvarez
  • Examination of Blue Paper: A Systematic Approach: Glossary of Technical and Historical Terms / Michelle Sullivan
  • Plates
  • Technical Appendixes.
ISBN
  • 9781606068670 (paperback)
  • 1606068679 (paperback)
LCCN
2023021215
OCLC
1374296757
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