German Expressionist Prints from the Collection of Ruth and Jacob Kainen

September 22, 1985 – February 9, 1986

East Building Ground Level

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

Overview: 90 prints were shown from the German expressionist collection assembled by Jacob Kainen and his wife, Ruth Cole Kainen. Special emphasis was given to Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, with 23 examples, along with 22 artists of Die Brücke and other German printmakers working after World War I.

Organization: The exhibition was coordinated by Andrew Robison.

Image: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Three Bathers by Stones (Drei Badende an Steinen), 1913, lithograph in pink, blue, red, and black on calendered paper, Ruth and Jacob Kainen Collection © Ingeborg and Dr. Wolfgang Henze-Ketterer, Wichtrach/Bern, 1986.95.5

Attendance: 119,964

Catalog: German Expressionist Prints from the Collection of Ruth and Jacob Kainen, organized by Andrew Robison. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1985.