Record number 06/4056
TitleA Critical Account Of The Drawings By Michel Angelo And Raffaello In The University Galleries, Oxford By J.C. Robinson, F.S.A. Honorary Member of the Academies of the Fine Arts of St. Luke in Rome, Florence, Bologna, and Lisbon; Formerly Superintendent of the Art Collections and Art Referee of the South Kensington Museum. By Authority Of The Curators Of The University Galleries
ImprintOxford: At The Clarendon Press, M DCCC LXX [All rights reserved]
Physical Descriptionxxxii, 376 p.: illus.; 267 mm. (Quarto.)
Content Format Note[Half-t., t.p.] - Contents - Introduction - Chronological Summaries Of The Lives Of Michel Angelo And Raffaello, And Lists Of Their Principal Works - [Text] - Appendix - [Illustrations].
Summary NoteThe half-title reads, 'The Drawings Of Michel Angelo And Raffaello In The University Galleries, Oxford.'

This was one of the first catalogues raisonnées of a group of drawings, and was made by one of the nineteenth century's leading connoisseurs. Much of the Ashmolean Museum's holding of the drawings of Michelangelo and Raphael was formerly in the collection of Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A.

The eight pages of illustrations show papermarks.
Responsibility NoteA second publisher's name is given on the half-title verso: 'London MacMillan And Co. Publishers To The University Of Oxford'.

The rear loose endpaper carries the binder's ticket, which reads, 'Bound By Burn & Co. Kirby St E.C.'
SubjectArtists - Draughtsmen - Drawings - Italy - History - 15th century - 16th century - Renaissance
Collections - Museums - Art galleries - Great Britain - Oxfordshire - Oxford - 19th century
Catalogues - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475 - 1564
Raphael, 1483 - 1520
Ashmolean Museum (Oxford)
ReferencesOn Robinson's influence see H.E. Davies, Sir John Charles Robinson (1824-1913): his role as a connoisseur and creator of public and private collections [dissertation, Univy. Oxford] (1992); Italian Drawings from the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford [exhibition catalogue] (1970).
Binding Note19th-century brown cloth-covered boards, upper cover lettered in gilt, 'The Drawings By Michel Angelo And Raffaello In The University Galleries Oxford.'; spine lettered 'Michel Angelo And Raffaello - Oxford J.C.Robinson'.
Variant TitleDrawings of Michel Angelo and Raffaello In The University Galleries, Oxford
Contributors Robinson, John Charles, 1824 - 1913
Ashmolean Museum (Oxford)
Macmillan and Company (London). publisher
Oxford University Press. publisher
Burn and Company (London). binder
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