Drapery 'Pattern' -Drawings in Ghirlandaio's Workshop and Ghirlandaio's Early Apprenticeship

Ames-Lewis, Francis
March 1981
Art Bulletin;Mar1981, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p49
Academic Journal
Examines the roles played by drapery pattern-drawings in the practice of Italian painter Domenico Ghirlandaio. Use of copy-drawing as a part of an apprentice painter's training program; Analysis of the pattern-drawings of drapery by Ghirlandaio; Use of stock drawings as patterns for details in finished paintings produced by the workshop; Comparison of the works and life of Ghirlandaio and Fra Filippo Lippi.


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