In Michelangelo's Mirror: Perino del Vaga
, Daniele da Volterra, Pellegrino Tibaldi
In this 2-volume catalogue, the first of a 3-part series, the drawings, copies, or retouching that Rubens made of works by Raphael, Giulio Romano, Polidoro da Caravaggio, and Perino del Vaga
As Michelangelo did few drawings of decorative objects, museum scholars thought it was by his contemporary, Perino del Vaga
museum scholars long thought the drawing was by Perino del Vaga
, a contemporary of Michelangelo's known for his drawings of design objects.
3), a sheet of spirited pen and ink studies of a horse's head and upraised arms, executed around 1530-31 by Raphael's pupil Perino del Vaga
The book also provides details of Raphael's influence on his pupils such as Giulio Romano, Perino del Vaga
and Caravaggio, that painter of excess who rather liked Bacchic orgies - the 16th century equivalent of an acid house rave-up.
The last main section, "On the Development of the Monumentalized Grotesque and its Metaphoric-Poetic Principle in the Sixteenth Century," proceeds from the premise that the rediscovery of the grotesque was of fundamental importance for the stylistic development of decorative systems from the late fifteenth century onward, examples of which - by Pinturicchio, Filippino Lippi, Michelangelo, Raphael, Perino del Vaga
, Francesco Salviati and Annibale Carracci - are then analyzed.