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The Italian Renaissance was what Jonah Lehrer calls "The Age of Excess Genius." All images courtesy: Albertina, Vienna.
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Pordenone (c. 1483-1539), Half-Length Figure of a Man with Feathered Hat, 1520-1521, Red chalk, 15,6 x 11,8 cm
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Half-Length Figure of an Apostle, 1493-1495, Silverpoint, pen and brown ink, 14,6 x 11,3 cm
Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), Three Standing Men Robed, Facing Left (recto), 1492-1496, Pen and brown ink, 29,2 x 20 cm
Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), Standing Nude Man, Seen from Behind (recto), 1501-1504, Pen and brown ink, 38,7 x 19,5 cm
05_Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), Lamentation Over the Dead Christ (recto), c. 1530, Red chalk, 32 x 24,9 cm
Raphael (1483-1520), Young Man Carrying an Old Man on His Back, c. 1514, Red chalk, 30 x 17,3 cm
Raphael (1483-1520), The Miraculous Draught of Fishes with Groups of People in the Foreground (recto), c. 1515, Pen and brown ink, heightened with white, 22,9 x 32,7 cm
Raphael (1483-1520), The Head of an Apostle, 1519-1520, Black chalk, 24 x 18,2 cm,
Fra Bartolomeo (1472-1517), Angel Floating to the Right, 1505-1507, Black chalk, heightened with white, 29,7 x 20,3 cm
Parmigianino (1503-1540), The Virgin, Enthroned on Clouds, with the Christ Child between her Knees, 1526-1527, Pen and brown ink, heightened with white, 20,4 x 13 cm
Rosso Fiorentino (1494-1540), The Annunciation, c. 1531-1532, Pen and brown ink, heightened with white, 25,7 x 44,1 cm
Domenico Beccafumi (c. 1486-1551), Reclining Male Nude in a Landscape, c. 1540-1544, Black chalk, brush and brown tempera, heightening with white, 22,1 x 43,1 cm
Niccolò dell’Abate (1509 or 1512-1572?), Jupiter and Cupid, c. 1560-1570, Pen and brown ink, heightened with white, 28,1 x 45,4 cm
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