Manuscript Illuminations, XIIth-XVth Century from the Rosenwald Collection

October 9, 1960 – February 2, 1961

Location TBA

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: These manuscript illuminations were placed on view to open the new graphic arts area adjacent to the new Widener rooms of decorative arts. Construction consisted of a print exhibition room containing 11 specially designed display cases, a print study room, offices for the curator and assistant curator of graphic arts, and a print storage room.

Image: German 12th Century, Saints Cyprian, Vitus, Stephan, and Cornelius, third quarter 12th century, miniature on vellum, Rosenwald Collection, 1964.8.23