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MICHELANGELO'S DREAM. Ed. by Stephanie Buck. Courtauld Gallery, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, 2010. Published in association with Paul Holberton Publishing, London. Distributed in the U.S.A. by University of Washington Press, Seattle. 244 pp. with 169 ills. (118 col.). 27 x 23 cm. ISBN 9781907372025 In English.
Focusing on a celebrated masterpiece from the Courtauld's collection, this catalogue closely examines Michelangelo's drawing The Dream (Il Sogno), carefully considering its allegorical subject matter and the circumstances surrounding its presentation to the young Roman nobleman Tommaso de'Cavalieri, while also documenting related objects drawn from international collections that include letters and poems by Michelangelo, other so-called presentation drawings given to Cavalieri by the artist, and various sheets by Michelangelo and others.
Artist(s):Buonarroti, Michelangelo
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — 1400-1600 — Drawing and Watercolor
Plans: 71,02,04
Worldwide Number: 033198
Hardcover $60.00    

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