Drawing Techniques: a Guide


(See also references on individual materials.)

Ames-Lewis, Francis, and Joanne Wright, Drawing in the Italian Renaissance Workshop, London, 1983.

Ames-Lewis, Francis, Drawing in Early Renaissance Italy, New Haven and London, 1983.

Bambach, Carmen C. Drawing and Painting in the Italian Renaissance Workshop: Theory and Practice, 1300-1600, New York, 1999

Cohn, Marjorie B., Wash and GouacheA Study of the Development of the Materials of Watercolor, exh. cat., Cambridge, Fogg Art Museum, 1977.

Goldman, Paul, Looking at Prints, Drawings, and Watercolors, London, 1988.

Hebborn, Eric, The Art Forger's Handbook, Woodstock, N.Y., 1997.

Hunter, Dard, Papermaking, The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft, New York, 2nd ed., revised and enlarged, 1947, repr. 1978.

James, Carlo, et al. Old Master Prints and Drawings - a Guide to Preservation and Conservation. Trans. Marjorie B. Cohn. Amsterdam, 1997.

Lambert, Susan, Drawing: Technique and Purpose, exh. cat. London, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1981.

Lugt, Frits, Les Marques des collections de dessins et d'estampes, Amsterdam, 1921, repr. San Francsico, 1975.

_________, Les Marques des collections de dessins et d'estampes, supplément, The Hague, 1956, repr. San Francsico, 1975.

Lunning, Elizabeth, and Perkinson, Roy, The Print Council of America Paper Sample Book: a Practical Guide to the description of Paper, Boston, 1996.

Meder, Josef, and Winslow Ames, The Mastery of Drawing, New York, 1978.

Meder, Josef, Die Handzeichnung - Ihre Technik und Entwicklung, Vienna, 1922.

Miller, Michael, "A Michelangelo Drawing," The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 77 (1990).

Miller, Michael, Drawings - A Glossary of Materials, Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art, 1987.

Petrioli Tofani, Annamaria, Prosperi Valenti Rodinò, Simonetta, Sciolla, Gianni Carlo, and Fusconi, Giulia, Il disegno, Turin, 1991.

Rawson, Philip, Drawing, London, 1969.

Rosenberg, Pierre, From Drawing to Painting: Poussin, Watteau, Fragonard, David & Ingres, A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, Princeton, N.J., 2000.

Saywell, Edward, "Behind the Line - The Materials and Techniques of Old Master Drawings," Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin, Cambridge, Fall 1998.

Watrous, James, The Craft of Old Master Drawings, Madison, 1957.



Briquet, C. M., Les filigranes: Dictionnaire historique des marques de papier, 4 vols, Paris, 1907.

Churchill, W. A., Watermarks in Paper in Holland, England, France, etc. in the XVII and XVIII Centuries and the Interconnection, Amsterdam, 1935.

Heawood, Edward, Watermarks Mainly of the 17th and 18th Centuries, Hilversum, 1950.

Piccard, Gerhard, Die Wasserzeichenkartei Piccard im Hauptstaatsarchiv Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 17 vols., 1961-1997.