Fifteenth-Century Woodcuts and Metalcuts from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art

December 19, 1965 – January 30, 1966

Ground Floor, Central Gallery

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

Overview: 365 prints illustrated the first century of printmaking in Europe. With one exception, they were from the collection of Lessing J. Rosenwald, including many purchased en bloc from a Munich banker who had to flee from Germany. One print was donated in honor of Mr. Rosenwald and his former curator, Elizabeth Mongan.

Attendance: 30,141

Catalog: Fifteenth-Century Woodcuts and Metalcuts from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, by Richard S. Field. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1965.

Image: German 15th Century, Holy Kinship, 1490/1500, woodcut, hand-colored in green, yellow, red lake, and light brown, Rosenwald Collection, 1943.3.636