Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomical Drawings from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle
by Kenneth D. Keele, Jane Roberts
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art 1983
Number of pages: 170
These fifty sheets of drawings of the human body by Leonardo, made between about 1485 and 1510-15, are based on the artist's own anatomical dissections and show his evolving understanding of physiology. The drawings demonstrate, as well, Leonardo's progress from technical mastery of his subject to consummate draftsmanship.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Harold Speed - Seeley, Service & Co.
Classic approach to the dynamics of drawing by brilliant teacher with insights and practical advice on line drawing, mass drawing, visual memory, materials and much more. 93 plates and diagrams reinforce Speed's clear presentation.
by Lawrence Alloway - Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
The term 'drawing' is applied loosely; it is meant to connote a medium of great immediacy conducive to direct materialization of a concept, rather than implying the elimination of color or an insistence upon other technical restrictions.
by Andrew Loomis - The Viking Press
The illustrator Andrew Loomis is revered amongst artists - including the painter Norman Rockwell and comics superstar Alex Ross - for his mastery of figure drawing. His hugely influential series of art instruction books have never been bettered.
by DeWitt MacKenzie
Paintings by army artists during WW2, from the home front, Italy, Burma, the air war over Europe, the fighting in France, and the Pacific. Artwork, some realistic, some impressionistic, some drawings, some paintings, all done from life.