Technical Art History Posts

All texts translated, transcribed, written or compiled by Lala Ragimov

English translations and transcripts of drawing treatises 
(Goeree, de Piles, Jombert) 



* Roger de Piles on drawing technique (1684, English translation from French by L.Ragimov)

* Jombert's drawing treatise excerpts (1755, English translation from French by L.Ragimov

* A list of free downloadable 1400s-1700s drawing treatises



Posts about drawing technique 1400s-1700s

*  Preparing to draw (about the process as described in old drawing treatises)

*  Learning hatching and shading (as described in old drawing treatises)

*  Inspired by Rubens (Getty Museum page, featuring me) 



Other related posts


* Image gallery: my copies and reconstructions

* Copying Andrea del Sarto