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REPENTIRS. Musee du Louvre, Paris, 1991. Published by Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris. 146 pp. with 74 ills. (54 col.). 30 x 21 cm. ISBN 2711824349 In French.
Accompanying the first in a series of exhibitions planned to explore artistic techniques particular to drawing and printmaking, this catalogue examines modifications and corrections (pentimenti) in 50 sketches and preliminary studies, including works by such varied figures as Leonardo, Michelangelo, Annibale Carracci, Le Sueur, Rembrandt, Ingres, Degas, Delacroix, Picasso and Leger. Excellent color reproductions (most on full-page plates) and scholarly entries document the exhibited works, and five essays discuss the significance and implications of artists' alterations and the history of the term repentir as applied to drawing, painting and writing.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Several Periods — Drawing and Watercolor
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 054067
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