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French Master Drawings from the Rouen Museum

August 2 – September 13, 1981
West Building, Main Floor, Galleries 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20 (3,000 sq. ft.)

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

Overview: 125 drawings and watercolors by French draftsmen from the end of the 16th through the mid-19th century were selected by Pierre Rosenberg of the Musée du Louvre and François Bergot, curator of the Rouen Museums.

Organization: This traveling exhibition was organized by the International Exhibitions Foundation.

Sponsor: The project was supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities and by a grant from l'Association Française d'Action Artistique. The catalogue was underwritten in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Attendance: 54,658

Catalog: French Master Drawings from the Rouen Museum: From Caron to Delacroix, by Pierre Rosenberg and François Bergot. Washington, DC: International Exhibitions Foundation, 1981.

Other Venues: National Academy of Design, New York
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California