SKETCHES REVEAL THE SECRETS BEHIND 8 ICONIC WORKS OF ART HISTORY

  1. Leonardo da Vinci, "Portrait d'Isabelle d'Este (Portrait of Isabella d'Este)," 1499-1500
    Musée du Louvre
  2. Leonardo da Vinci, "Épouse de Francesco del Giocondo, dite Mona Lisa, ou la Joconde (Wife of Francesco del Giocondo, called Mona Lisa, or la Joconde)," 1503-1506
    Musée du Louvre
  3. Peter Paul Rubens, "Lion," ca. 1612-1613
    National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
  4. Peter Paul Rubens, "Daniel in the Lions' Den," ca. 1614/1616
    National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
  5. Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, "Sketch for Madame Moitessier"
    National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
  6. Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, "Madame Moitessier," 1851
    National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
  7. Georges Seurat, "Study for "La Grande Jatte"," 1884/1885
    National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
  8. Georges Seurat, "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte -- 1884," 1884 -86
    Art Institute of Chicago
  9. Pablo Picasso, "Les femmes d'Alger (Women of Algiers)," 1955
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
  10. Pablo Picasso, "Les femmes d'Alger (Version 'O')," 1955
    Christie's
  11. Judy Chicago, "Virginia Woolf (preparatory drawing for The Dinner Party)," 1976
    National Museum of Women in the Arts
  12. Judy Chicago, "The Dinner Party," 1979
    Brooklyn Museum of Art
  13. Frank Gehry, "Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, design sketch of the riverfront elevation, Bilbao, Spain," 1991
    LACMA, Los Angeles
  14. Frank Gehry, "Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao," 1993-1997
    Bilbao, Spain
  15. Kara Walker, "Untitled," 2013-2014
    Sikkema Jenkins & Co.
  16. Kara Walker, “A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby,” 2014.