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Old Master Drawings from Chatsworth

November 2 – November 30, 1969
Ground Floor, Central Gallery, Gallery G-8

Sir Anthony van Dyck, The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine, c. 1618, pen and brown ink with brown and gray washes over black chalk on laid paper, Woodner Collection, 1993.51.7

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

Overview: 131 drawings by Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Anthony van Dyck, Raphael, and other masters, some not seen in this country before, were chosen by James Byam Shaw, British specialist in old master drawings. This was the third exhibition of graphics from the collection of the Dukes of Devonshire.

Organization: The exhibition was arranged for the International Exhibitions Foundation by Thomas S. Wragg, librarian and keeper of the Chatsworth collections, and circulated by the International Exhibitions Foundation.

Attendance: 9,433

Catalog: Old Master Drawings from Chatsworth: A Loan Exhibition from the Devonshire Collection, by James Byam Shaw. Washington, DC: International Exhibitions Foundation, 1969.

Other Venues: Philadelphia Museum of Art
Pierpont Morgan Library, New York
Art Gallery of Toronto
Art Institute of Chicago
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco
William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design