National Gallery of Art - EXHIBITIONS
The Drawings of Annibale Carracci

Installing A Bacchic Procession with Silenus

This drawing, nearly eleven feet square, is made up of more than fifty sheets of paper joined together. Displaying this imposing, yet fragile object presented a challenge to curators, conservators, and exhibition designers. Click on the images below to learn more about how this drawing was framed and hung for the exhibition The Drawings of Annibale Carracci.

To learn more about this work and other drawings by Annibale Carracci, read selections from the exhibition catalogue online.