Master Drawings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art and Promised Gifts

June 1 – August 13, 1978

East Building Ground Level

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

Overview: 120 old master drawings were organized in 6 geographical and historical sections spanning the 12th through the 20th century. The exhibition represented the collecting of more than 25 donors and potential donors.

Organization: This first graphics exhibition in the East Building was prepared by Agnes Mongan, 1977-1978 Kress Professor, with Lynn Gould and Andrew Robison. Gaillard Ravenel and Mark Leithauser designed the exhibition and Gordon Anson designed the lighting.

Image: Eugène Delacroix, Tiger, c. 1830, watercolor, Rosenwald Collection, 1943.3.3375

Attendance: 198,000

Catalog: Master Drawings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art and Promised Gifts, by Andrew Robison. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1978.