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Four Studies of a Female Nude, an Annunciation and Two Studies of a Woman Swimming

Pisanellocirca 1425

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

This drawing comes from a lost drawing-book from the workshop of Gentile da Fabriano. His workshop was continued after his death in 1427 by his collaborator Pisanello and his assistants. It marks the transition from the anonymous medieval model book to the personal sketchbook of the Renaissance. In this drawing Pisanello demonstrates his interest in the depiction of human anatomy.

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  • Title: Four Studies of a Female Nude, an Annunciation and Two Studies of a Woman Swimming
  • Date Created: circa 1425
  • Theme: Female nudity
  • Physical Dimensions: w167 x h223 mm
  • Draughtsman: Pisanello
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Lent by Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen 1940 ( Koenigs Collection), http://collectie.boijmans.nl/en/disclaimer/
  • External Link: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
  • Medium: Metalpoint, pen and pencil in brown on perkament

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