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Italian Drawings in the Art Institute of Chicago

December 9, 1979 – March 2, 1980
West Building, Ground Floor, Graphics Galleries

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

Overview: 151 drawings represented every generation of Italian artists from the early Renaissance through the 18th century.

Organization: Works for the exhibition were selected by Harold Joachim, curator of prints and drawings at Chicago, and arranged chronologically.

Sponsor: The exhibition was supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Attendance: 50,900

Catalog: Italian Drawings in the Art Institute of Chicago, by Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979.