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Prints of the Italian Renaissance

June 24 – October 7, 1973
Ground Floor, Central Gallery, Galleries G-3 through G-9 (8,000 sq. ft.)

Giovanni Antonio da Brescia after Baldassare Peruzzi, Discovery of Joseph's Cup, c. 1521/1525, engraving, Rosenwald Collection, 1943.3.2907

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

Overview: 375 engravings, niello prints, and woodcuts from the Rosenwald collection, supplemented by loans from 16 museums in the United States and abroad, presented a comprehensive survey of 15th- and early 16th-century Italian prints.

Organization: The occasion marked the publication of a catalogue of the Gallery's holdings in 15th- and early 16th-century Italian engravings. Konrad Oberhuber, Jay Levenson, Gaillard Ravenel, Christopher White, and others were involved in the selection, installation, and administration of the exhibition.

Guide: Prints of the Italian Renaissance: A Handbook of the Exhibition, by Jay A. Levenson. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1973.

Attendance: 124,410

Catalog: Early Italian Engravings from the National Gallery of Art, by Jay A. Levenson, Konrad Oberhuber, and Jacquelyn L. Sheehan. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1973.

Brochure: The Gott Impression of Pollaiuolo's Battle of the Nudes, by Evelyn Ehrlich and John R. Neff. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1973.

Other Venues: California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, November 10, 1973–January 13, 1974