Here’s a collection of hand drawings and sketches by famous artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, and John Singer Sargent. Use these for inspiration or as reference materials for your own drawings.
Anthony van Dyck, Two Sketches of Hands, 17th Century
Boris Kustodiev, Hand Drawing for the Painting “Merchant’s Wife”, Sketch, 1915
Edgar Degas, Sheet of Sketches With a Portrait and Sketch Hands, 1857
Hans Holbien the Younger, Sketch of the Hand of Erasmus of Rotterdam, 1523
John Singer Sargent, Sketch for “Chiron and Achilles”, Sketch Hands, 1925
John Singer Sargent, Sketch for “Satin and Hesperide”. Drawing of Feet, Hands and a Reclining Figure, 1925
John Singer Sargent, The Hand of the Soldier Clutching the Bayonet. Sketch for “Death and Victory”, 1922
Kuzma Sergeevich Petrov-Vodkin, Hand Drawing, c.1900
Leonardo da Vinci, Sketch of Hands, 1474
Maurits Cornelis Escher, Drawing Hands, 1948
Mikhail Vrubel, Sketch of the Artist’s Left Hand, 19th Century
Orest Georgievich Betekhtin, Hand Sketch, 1960
Raphael Sanzio, Sketch of a Right Arm With Raised Palm, c.1510
Vincent van Gogh, Sketches of Hands, 1890
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