The young man holds a sheet of musical notation, but that Leonardo is the composer of this music is improbable; his extant drawings
of rebuses with musical notation in the Royal Library, Windsor, do not help in providing likely comparisons.
Parmigianino (1503-1540) produced over a thousand extant drawings
and prints in addition to his paintings and frescos.
Thirty-five of the extant drawings
are designs for engravings.
The title is slightly misleading, as author Jeffrey Hamburger has provided not a survey of Nonnenarbeiten - literally "nuns' works," a term which has over the years acquired a derogatory connotation, meaning small images lacking in skill and sophistication - but rather a close visual reading of the twelve extant drawings
by the Malerin of St.
In looking afresh at Picasso's earliest extant drawings
from ages 9 to 14, when he produced his first mature work, Richardson finds no basis for Picasso's claim that as a boy he drew like Raphael.
Some of Michelangelo's extant drawings were preparatory sketches for work, not all eventually executed, in these three different fields.
Yet the debate about what is from Michelangelo's hand and what should be ascribed to students and copyists has never been satisfactorily settled, and nor therefore has the precise total of extant drawings that can be attributed to him.
Comparison with his few extant drawings
rules him out as artist of the miniature.
It presented all of his extant drawings (or those we considered could be reasonably attributed to him) that were in an exhibitable physical condition, borrowing widely from public and private collections in Europe and North America in an effort to be comprehensive.
These include the limited corpus of extant drawings by him; his artistic temperament and style, especially in contrast to his teacher and life-long friend Pontormo (1494-1557); and his approach to figure drawing in the preparation of final works.
4), as an erasable drawing tablet of the sort described by Cennino Cennini in his Libro dell' Arte--which suggests that many extant drawings
on vellum may be of this type.