Piazzetta

A Tercentenary Exhibition of Drawings, Prints, and Illustrated Books

November 20, 1983 – March 4, 1984

West Building Ground Floor

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

Overview: 108 drawings, prints, and illustrated books were selected by George Knox of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, with Andrew Robison, to mark the 300th anniversary of the birth of Giovanni Battista Piazzetta.

Organization: H. Diane Russell was the coordinator at the Gallery.

Sponsor: The exhibition was supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

Image: Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Saint Stephen, late 1730s, black and white chalks on (faded) blue laid paper, Bequest of Lore Heinemann in memory of her husband, Dr. Rudolf J. Heinemann, 1997.57.6

Attendance: 19,864

Catalog: Piazzetta: A Tercentenary Exhibition of Drawings, Prints, and Books, by George Knox. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1983.

Brochure: Piazzetta: A Tercentenary Exhibition of Drawings, Prints, and Books. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1983.

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