Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800

Some 135 of the most significant and beautiful drawings made over a period of three centuries by the best French artists working at home and abroad and by foreign artists working in France will be on view in 'Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500–1800' in the Gallery's West Building from October 1, 2009, through January 31, 2010. This is the first comprehensive exhibition and catalogue to focus on the Gallery's permanent collection of French old master drawings, which is remarkable for its breadth, depth, and individual masterpieces.
Released: September 29, 2009