barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Studying, Sketching, Squaring

The Form and Function of Renaissance and Baroque Drawing

Lunchtime Lecture

Rosie Razzall, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Royal Collection Trust, explores how Renaissance and Baroque artists used drawing as part of their studio practice – through examples from the Royal Collection.

Header image: Filippo Lauri, ‘A ceiling design for Palazzo Borghese’, 1671, Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018

 

Sir William Orpen (1878-1931)

A Nude Girl Seated on a Bed

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James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

La vieille aux loques (The Old Rag-Picker)

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Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898)

The Battle of the Beaux and the Belles

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Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948)

Merz V

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