Master Drawings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art and Promised Gifts
June 1 – August 13, 1978
East Building, Ground Floor, Northwest, Pod II (3,000 sq. ft.)
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: 120 old master drawings were organized in 6 geographical and historical sections spanning the 12th through the 20th century. The exhibition represented the collecting of more than 25 donors and potential donors.
Organization: This first graphics exhibition in the East Building was prepared by Agnes Mongan, 1977-1978 Kress Professor, with Lynn Gould and Andrew Robison. Gaillard Ravenel and Mark Leithauser designed the exhibition and Gordon Anson designed the lighting.
Catalog: Master Drawings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art and Promised Gifts, by Andrew Robison. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1978.