Yvonne Bleyerveld & Ilja M. Veldman, The Netherlandish Drawings of the 16th Century in Teylers Museum, Leiden (Primavera Pers) 2016

The collection of drawings in Teylers Museum has an international reputation. This publication is part of a series of collection catalogues wich includes volumes on Italian drawings of the 15th and 16th century, Dutch drawings dating from 1575-1630 and those from 1740-1800. The catalogue describes the 257 Netherlandish drawings by artists born before 1581. The most important group consists of no fewer than 125 sheets by Hendrick Goltzius; the largest collection of his drawings in the world. Other artists incuded in this catalogue are, among others, Jacques de Gheyn II, Joannes Stradanus, Abraham Bloemaert, Jacob Matham, Mathijs and Paul Bril, Karel van Mander, Maerten de Vos, Dick Crabeth, Pieter Aertsen, Pieter Cornelisz Kunst, Jan Swart van Groningen and Pieter Coecke van Aelst, The texts are written by professor emerita Ilja M. Veldman and dr Yvonne Bleyerveld, with contributions by dr. Michiel Plomp and dr. Bert Schepers.

296 pag., c. 250 ill. in full colour, bound
ISBN 978-90-5997-228-5
price: €49.50

For more information, see the Primavera Press website.