Collection for a King

Old Master Paintings from the Dulwich Picture Gallery

April 14 – September 2, 1985

West Building Ground Floor

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

Overview: 36 paintings by Rembrandt van Rijn, Claude Lorrain, Nicolas Poussin, Guercino, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Bartolomé Estéban Murillo, Canaletto, William Hogarth, and others were selected by Giles Waterfield, director of the Dulwich Picture Gallery on the outskirts of London. 37 works were listed in the catalogue.

Organization: Arthur K. Wheelock Jr. was coordinator at the Gallery.

Sponsor: The exhibition was supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities and, in Washington, by a grant from Gerald D. Hines Interests.

Image: Installation view of Collection for a King: Old Master Paintings from the Dulwich Picture Gallery, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gallery Archives

Attendance: 498,258

Catalog: Collection for a King: Old Master Paintings from the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Dulwich, England: Dulwich Picture Gallery, 1985.

Other Venues:
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, October 3, 1985–January 5, 1986
National Academy of Design, New York, January 21–February 16, 1986