Prints of Paris: The 1890s

May 1 – July 31, 1977

West Building Ground Floor

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

Overview: 86 color lithographs, etchings, woodcuts, and aquatints by 19 artists depicted life during "La Belle Epoque." Most works came from the Gallery's collection, with 14 loans from private collections.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by Jacquelyn Sheehan. Openings of this exhibition and Paper in Prints were timed to coincide with the annual meeting of the Print Council of America, hosted by the Gallery. Gaillard Ravenel and Mark Leithauser designed the exhibition.

Image: Camille Pissarro, Eglise et ferme d'√Čragny (A Church and Farm at √Čragny), 1890, color etching and drypoint with aquatint, Rosenwald Collection, 1943.3.7310

Attendance: 165,616

Brochure: Prints of Paris: The 1890s. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1977.