List of illustrations

  • Page from Libro de' Disegni, recto
  • Page from Libro de' Disegni, verso
  • Page from Libro de' Disegni, recto
  • Page from Libro de' Disegni, recto in gray scale
  • An Angel Carrying a Torch, detail
  • An Angel Carrying a Torch, IRR image (1100-1400 nm), detail
  • Various Figure Studies
  • Head of a Youth Wearing a Cap; a Right Forearm with the Hand Clutching a Stone; and a Left Hand Holding a Drapery
  • Head of a Youth Wearing a Cap; a Right Forearm with the Hand Clutching a Stone; and a Left Hand Holding a Drapery, IRR image (1100-1400 nm), detail
  • Head of a Youth Wearing a Cap; a Right Forearm with the Hand Clutching a Stone; and a Left Hand Holding a Drapery, detail
  • Standing Nude Youth
  • Man with a Stick
  • Standing Nude Youth, detail, transmitted IR image (1100–1400 nm)
  • Standing Nude Youth, detail, transmitted IR image (1100–1400 nm)
  • Man with a Stick, detail, transmitted IR image (1100–1400 nm)
  • Saint Roch between Saints Anthony Abbot and Catherine of Alexandria
  • Saint Roch between Saints Anthony Abbot and Catherine of Alexandria, detail from top center and Vasari's mount above it
  • Saint Roch between Saints Anthony Abbot and Catherine of Alexandria, detail from top center with Vasari's mount in dark gray and the Raffaellino drawing in light gray
  • Saint Roch between Saints Anthony Abbot and Catherine of Alexandria, detail of St. Catherine
  • Standing Woman with Her Hands Clasped in Prayer
  • Two Draped Women Standing on Either Side of a Herm
  • Standing Woman with Her Hands Clasped in Prayer, detail
  • Standing Woman with Her Hands Clasped in Prayer, photomicrograph
  • Two Draped Women Standing on Either Side of a Herm, IRR image (1100–1400 nm)
  • An Angel Carrying a Torch; Dancing Putto Holding a Drapery; Two Angels Carrying Torches
  • An Angel Carrying a Torch, showing pricking holes for transfer
  • An Angel Carrying a Torch, photomicrograph
  • An Angel Carrying a Torch, photomicrograph
  • Dancing Putto Holding a Drapery, transmitted IR image (1100–1400 nm)
  • Lorenzo de' Medici
  • Lorenzo de' Medici
  • Lorenzo de' Medici, il Magnifico, 1449–1492 (The Pazzi Conspiracy Medal), obverse
  • Lorenzo de'Medici, il Magnifico, 1449–1492, obverse
  • Lorenzo de' Medici
  • Confirmation of the Rule of the Franciscan Order, detail
  • Lorenzo de' Medici
  • Death Mask of Lorenzo de' Medici
  • Death Mask of Lorenzo de' Medici
  • A Member of the Capponi Family
  • Cardinal Giovanni de' Medici (Pope Leo X, reigned 1513–1521)
  • Beato Sorore, fragment
  • Beato Sorore, fragment
  • Lorenzo de' Medici
  • Lorenzo de' Medici
  • Lorenzo de' Medici, x-radiograph
  • Lorenzo de' Medici, reverse
  • Cross section of the purple overgown from Lorenzo de' Medici
  • Cross section of the red becchetto from Lorenzo de' Medici
  • Cross section of the white camicia from Lorenzo de' Medici
  • Lorenzo de' Medici, interior of head
  • Lorenzo de' Medici, interior of bust
  • Lorenzo de' Medici, detail
  • Lorenzo de' Medici, virtual reconstruction
  • Duveen Brothers invoice
  • Duveen Brothers invoice
  • Duveen Brothers invoice
  • Duveen Brothers invoice
  • The Adoration of the Magi
  • The Adoration of the Magi, verso
  • The Visitation with Saint Nicholas and Saint Anthony Abbot, lantern slide
  • Duveen Brothers Paris Stock Book
  • Sir Joseph Duveen and his family on board ship
  • Duveen Brothers shipping statement
  • The Madonna of Humility
  • The Virgin Reading, lantern slide
  • Giovanni Emo, lantern slide
  • Saint Paul and a Group of Worshippers
  • Madonna and Child, lantern slide
  • Duveen Brothers invoice
  • Duveen Brothers scrapbook of Italian Frames
  • Lunette from one of two frames made for Niccolini-Cowper Madonna
  • Madonna and Child with Saints
  • The Triumph of Christ, also known as the Mazarin Tapestry
  • The Triumph of Christ, also known as the Mazarin Tapestry, detail
  • Christ Surrounded by Musician Angels, detail
  • Coronation of the Virgin
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, detail of an angel
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, detail of the hood of a papal cope
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, detail of Xerxes and Esther
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, detail of men
  • Graph showing red yarns from the Mazarin Tapestry plotted by color values
  • FORS Spectra Red Sites, plots of the Mazarin Tapestry
  • The Triumph of Christ (The Mazarin Tapestry), showing locations of samples and analyses
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, metal yarns from Esther's gown
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, metal yarns from Esther's gown
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, metal yarns from Esther's gown, SEM image
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, metal yarns from Esther's gown, SEM image
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, SEM mage
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, EDX spectrum
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, SEM image
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, EDX spectrum
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, SEM image
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, EDX spectrum
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, FORS spectra of wool
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, detail of trio of pages
  • The Mazarin Tapestry, detail of trio of pages
  • Madonna and Child
  • Madonna and Child (Madonna mit dem Pardelfell)
  • Madonna and Child
  • Madonna and Child, schematic drawing
  • Madonna and Child
  • Madonna and Child
  • Madonna and Child, X-radiograph composite
  • Madonna and Child, detail
  • Madonna and Child, schematic of proposed mold sections
  • Madonna and Child, photomicrograph of paint cross section from red drapery
  • Madonna and Child, photomicrograph of paint cross section from flesh tone
  • Madonna and Child
  • Madonna and Child
  • Madonna and Child
  • Madonna and Child, X-radiograph detail
  • Schematic of proposed mold sections, Vittorio Veneto Madonna and Child
  • Schematic of proposed mold sections, Bargello Madonna and Child
  • The Annunciation
  • The Annunciation, multispectral infrared reflectogram (MS-IRR)
  • The Annunciation, multispectral infrared reflectogram (MS-IRR), detail
  • The Annunciation, multispectral infrared reflectogram (MS-IRR), detail
  • The Annunciation, multispectral infrared reflectogram (MS-IRR), detail
  • The Annunciation, multispectral infrared reflectogram (MS-IRR)
  • The Annunciation, detail
  • The Annunciation, macrophotograph
  • The Annunciation, multispectral infrared reflectogram (MS-IRR), detail
  • The Annunciation, macrophotograph of triforium columns
  • The Annunciation, macrophotograph of triforium columns
  • The Annunciation, macrophotograph of the dove and mordant-gilded rays
  • The Annunciation, detail
  • The Annunciation, macrophotograph
  • The Annunciation, macrophotograph
  • The Annunciation, detail
  • The Annunciation, macrophotograph
  • The Annunciation, macrophotograph
  • The Annunciation, macrophotograph
  • The Annunciation, detail
  • The Annunciation, macrophotograph
  • The Annunciation, detail
  • The Annunciation, macrophotograph
  • The Annunciation
  • The Annunciation, paint cross sections
  • The Annunciation, paint cross sections
  • The Annunciation, paint cross sections
  • The Annunciation, paint cross sections
  • The Annunciation, paint cross sections
  • The Annunciation, paint cross sections
  • The Annunciation, paint cross sections
  • The Annunciation, paint cross sections
  • The Annunciation, paint cross sections
  • The Annunciation, paint cross sections
  • The Annunciation, paint cross sections
  • The Annunciation, before conservation treatment
  • The Annunciation
  • The Annunciation, detail
  • The Annunciation, detail
  • The Annunciation, after cleaning, before restoration
  • The Annunciation, photomicrograph
  • The Annunciation, detail
  • The Annunciation, photomicrograph
  • The Annunciation, detail
  • The Annunciation, infrared reflectogram, detail
  • The Annunciation, detail
  • Neptune on a Sea Monster
  • Neptune on a Sea Monster, X-radiograph
  • Neptune on a Sea Monster
  • Frick Neptune, gamma radiograph
  • Queen Tomyris with the Head of Cyrus, detail of gamma radiograph
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune on a Sea Monster, detail
  • Neptune on a Sea Monster, detail
  • Sea Monster, detail
  • Neptune on a Sea Monster, detail
  • Neptune on a Sea Monster, detail
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune as a Sea Monster, reconstruction of Severo's casting technique
  • Neptune on a Sea Monster, detail
  • Neptune on a Sea Monster, X-radiograph detail
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Giorgio Vasari (1511–1574), architect, painter, and connoisseur, is best known for his august work, Le vite de’ più eccellenti pittori, scultori e architettori (Lives of the most eminent painters, sculptors and architects), chronicling the development of Italian art in the Renaissance ...
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More than 1,700 paintings, sculptures, medals, plaquettes, and decorative arts now at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, including some 155 Italian Renaissance paintings ...
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The Triumph of Christ (fig. 1) is a premier example of a courtly commission and is considered one of the finest surviving tapestries from the late fifteenth century ...
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In the last decades of his long and prolific career, Jacopo Sansovino (1486–1570, born Jacopo de’ Tatti) produced a series of large Madonna and Child reliefs in his substantial and highly specialized Venice workshop ...
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Jan van Eyck (c. 1390–1441) evoked an utterly convincing sense of reality in a richly symbolic world ...
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​The Annunciation by Jan van Eyck hangs in the galleries of the National Gallery of Art beside great works by Rogier van der Weyden, Hans Memling, Dirk Bouts, and Petrus Christus ...
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In the latter half of the fifteenth century one of the characteristic art forms of the Renaissance emerged in northern Italy — the bronze statuette ...
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