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Protest and Social Comment in Prints

July 30 – October 19, 1970
Ground Floor, Gallery G-19 (625 sq. ft.)

Hans Holbein the Younger, Traffic in Indulgences, woodcut, Rosenwald Collection, 1943.3.4853

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

Overview: The prints on view illustrated a response to war, suffering, and social evils. Among the artists were Hans Holbein, Jacques Callot, Pieter Bruegel, Francisco de Goya, Honoré Daumier, Käthe Kollwitz, and Antonio Frasconi.

Organization: The works were selected mainly from the Rosenwald collection by H. Diane Russell, assistant curator of graphic arts.