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Larger Than Life: Ter Brugghen's Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene
January 21 – May 15, 2011
West Building, Main Floor, Gallery 44

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: Two paintings by Hendrick ter Brugghen, Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene and The Bagpipe Player, were shown together for the first time in this focus exhibition. On loan from the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio, Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene had been on view at The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, from September 11, 2010 to January 16, 2011, before coming to the National Gallery of Art. The Bagpipe Player had been acquired by the National Gallery of Art in 2009.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art.

Sponsor: The exhibition was made possible by the support of Michael A. Glass.

Image: Hendrick ter Brugghen, Bagpipe Player, 1624, oil on canvas, Paul Mellon Fund and Greg and Candy Fazakerley Fund, 2009.24.1