September 17 - December 21, 2000
(originally scheduled to close February 19, 2001)
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery. Please follow the links below for related online resources or visit our current exhibitions schedule.43 illuminated manuscripts, paintings, enamels, bronze figurines, medals, and prints were included in this exhibition of small-scale portraits from the mid-15th to the 17th century, drawn mostly from the collection of The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Works from the National Gallery of Art and loans from other private and public collections were included as well. The exhibition was organized in four sections: English and French portraits, Dutch intimate portraits, devotional portraits, and political portraits.