Study of the Head of a Young Woman (detail), about 1523, Andrea del Sarto, red chalk. Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe, Gallerie degli Uffizi, Florence. Su concessione del Ministero dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo

Drawing Workshop: Andrea del Sarto and the Florentine Portrait


Museum Studios

One of history’s most accomplished draftsmen, Andrea del Sarto introduced a naturalism and immediacy unseen in Renaissance Florence. Discover del Sarto's work while learning to draw the human head with artist Richard Houston. Working from a live model and gallery objects, participants investigate proportions, form, value, and expression as well as del Sarto’s underlying methods and creative process. Course fee $125 (includes materials and lunch). Complimentary parking.

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