Masterpieces of Five Centuries
October 8 – October 29, 1967
THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.
Overview: 126 drawings were selected by Walter Hugelshofer, who also wrote the introduction and notes for the catalogue. The works ranged from the early 16th century, with examples by Urs Graf and Hans Holbein, to 20th-century works by Alberto Giacometti.
Sponsor: The exhibition was sponsored by the Pro Helvetia Foundation of Zurich. It was organized and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.
Catalog: Swiss Drawings: Masterpieces of Five Centuries, by Walter Hugelshofer. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1967.
Other Venues: Pierpont Morgan Library, New York
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco
Art Institute of Chicago