Visions of City and Country: Prints and Photographs of Nineteenth-Century France

October 10 – December 5, 1982

East Building, Ground Floor, Northwest, Pod II (3,000 sq. ft.)

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

Overview: 143 works (5 works in the catalogue were not shown in Washington), selected from public and private collections in France, Canada, and the United States, traced the development of landscape art in France during the 19th century. The changing attitudes toward city and country and the evolution of urban planning were documented.

Organization: This traveling exhibition of the American Federation of Arts was organized by Bonnie L. Grad of Clark University and Timothy A. Riggs of the Worcester Art Museum.

Sponsor: Funding came from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Attendance: 25,406

Catalog: Visions of City and Country: Prints and Photographs of Nineteenth-Century France, by Bonnie L. Grad and Timothy A. Riggs. Worcester, Massachusetts: Worcester Art Museum/American Federation of Arts, 1982.

Other Venues: Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Image: Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Horseman and Vagabond in the Forest (Le Cavalier en forêt et le piéton), 1854, cliche-verre, Andrew W. Mellon Fund, 1975.73.1