German Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1580-1900

The National Gallery of Art, Washington, will present for the first time worldwide 120 stunning German watercolors and drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection—one of the finest private European holdings of old master drawings. On view in the Gallery's West Building from May 16 to January 2, 2011, 'German Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1580–1900' will include rare and influential examples of German works on paper encompassing 16th-century mannerism, the 17th-century baroque, the 18th-century rococo, early 19th-century romanticism, and late 19th-century realism.
Released: May 11, 2010