The Essence of Line
is a collection of over 900 drawings by French artists "from Ingres to Degas" by the Baltimore Museum of Art. I'd link to some highlights but the site did such a stellar job of it
that I'll just direct you there. They also have some sketchbooks
. Note that some of the drawings have short essays about them. As a related link, here is the famous Demonographia
, with drawings of demons by Louis Breton and descriptions by Collin de Plancy.
posted by Kattullus
on Mar 1, 2009 -