Thursday, November 5, 2009
Three Standing Figures 1430–38
Stefano da Verona (Stefano di Giovanni) (Italian, 1374/75–ca. 1438)
Pen and brown ink, brush with touches of brown wash, over traces of charcoal or black chalk
11 13/16 x 8 13/16 in.
Rarely seen Renaissance drawings on exhibit at the Met
15th and early 16th century Northern Italian drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection highlight a time when drawing was becoming a vital tool for an artist's exploration.