Published since 1963, Master Drawings is the leading international periodical for the study of drawings from the fourteenth century to the present in Europe and the Americas. Lavishly illustrated and edited to the highest academic standards, each 144-page issue presents the best and most important new research in the field in a clear, elegant, and accessible format.

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A promised gift of drawings and pastels from Elizabeth “Betty” and Jean-Marie Eveillard to our partner institution, The Frick Collection.

Caillebotte, Degas, Delacroix, Fragonard, Goya, Sargent, Vigée Le Brun, and Watteau are among the artists represented in a promised gift of drawings and pastels from Elizabeth “Betty” and Jean-Marie Eveillard to our partner institution, The Frick Collection. The gift consists of twenty-six works—eighteen drawings, five pastels, two prints, and one oil sketch. They range from [...]

Fifth Annual Master Drawings Symposium

Watch the video of our Fifth Annual Symposium, where the Third Annual Ricciardi Essay Prize winner, Maarten Bassens, presents his outstanding and original essay, Jan Verbeek, a Mechelen Draftsman from the Time of Bruegel.

Read any one of our 2020 issues online for FREE!

Catch up on leading drawings scholarship. Read any one of our 2020 issues online for FREE. If you subscribe to the 2021 printed volume of Master Drawings, you will also get FREE digital access to the entire volume. Institutions may access digital issues for a modest fee. Designed to be easy to read, the online [...]

Master Drawings, Winter 2020

The MASTER DRAWINGS Winter issue (Volume 58) is now available for FREE online! The issue includes a fascinating conversation between Italian contemporary artist Giuseppe Penone and art historian Francesco Guzzetti. There are also brand new discoveries on the work of artists Joos van Winghe, Dirck van der Lisse, and Abraham van Diepenbeeck as well as [...]