Giovannino de Grassi - model book

The model book of Giovannino de Grassi (active in Lombardy around 1385 - 1398) is one of the masterpieces of late Italian Gothic art. Created in the Visconti court, the codex contains famous drawings of figures forming the letters of the alphabet.

Milan Cathedral

Giovannino de Grassi was not only a gifted drawer but a painter, sculptor, and architect as well. He desgined the Duomo (Cathedral) in Milan (begun in the 1380's).