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Seventeenth-Century Dutch Drawings from American Collections

January 28 – March 13, 1977
Main Floor, Galleries 23 through 28 (4,000 sq. ft.)

Rembrandt van Rijn, View over the Amstel from the Rampart, c. 1646/1650, pen and brown ink with brown wash, Rosenwald Collection, 1954.12.114

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

Overview: 87 drawings were on view, dating from 1600 to 1702. They were selected from more than 20 public and private American collections and included 15 works by Rembrandt van Rijn. 80 additional prints, related drawings, and several books from the Gallery's collection supplemented the presentation.

Organization: The exhibition was coordinated by Arthur K. Wheelock Jr. and circulated by the International Exhibitions Foundation. It was organized for the International Exhibitions Foundation by Franklin W. Robinson of Williams College, and was supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Attendance: 85,322

Catalog: Seventeenth-Century Dutch Drawings from American Collections, by Franklin W. Robinson. Washington, DC: International Exhibitions Foundation, 1977.

Other Venues: Denver Art Museum
Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth