- American Drawings and Watercolors of the Twentieth Century: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art
- May 24 – September 7, 1987
- West Building, Ground Floor, Central Gallery (3,500 sq. ft.)
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: 80 representative works by 61 artists from Maurice Prendergast to Jasper Johns were chosen from the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art by its staff members.
Organization: The exhibition was coordinated by Ruth E. Fine.
Sponsor: The exhibition was supported by the DuPont Company.
Catalog: 20th-Century Drawings from the Whitney Museum of American Art, by Paul Cummings. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art in association with W.W. Norton and Company, 1987.
Brochure: American Drawings and Watercolors of the Twentieth Century: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1987.
Other Venues: Cleveland Museum of Art, September 30–November 8, 1987
Achenbach Foundation, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, March 5–June 5, 1988
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, June 30–August 28, 1988
Whitney Museum of American Art, Stamford, Connecticut, November 17, 1988–January 25, 1989