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French Prints and Drawings of the XVIII Century

November 19, 1944 – January 14, 1945
Ground Floor, Central Gallery

Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin, Royal Review of the Troops, 1760s, graphite and black chalk, pen and brown ink with gray-brown wash and watercolor on laid paper, Gift of Gertrude Laughlin Chanler, 2000.9.24

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

Overview: This special exhibition was devoted to French graphic art from the time of Louis XV through the French Revolution. Prints, drawings, and books came from the Widener and Rosenwald collections, with loans from Dr. A.W.S. Rosenbach of Philadelphia and Mrs. Irwin Laughlin of Washington.