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Dutch Figure Drawings from the Seventeenth Century
April 1 – June 13, 1982
East Building, Mezzanine, Northwest, Pod II (3,000 sq. ft.)

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

Overview: 100 watercolors and drawings represented figure studies by Rembrandt van Rijn, Hendrik Goltzius, Willem Buytewech, Jacques de Gheyn, and their contemporaries.

Organization: The works were assembled by Peter Schatborn, curator of drawings at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. 3 additional works were selected from the Gallery's holdings by Andrew Robison and Arthur Wheelock Jr., in collaboration with Schatborn.

Sponsor: The catalogue was supported by a contribution from the Cultural Affairs and Information Bureau of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Attendance: 88,548

Catalog: Dutch Figure Drawings from the Seventeenth Century, by Peter Schatborn. The Hague: Government Publishing Office, 1981.

Other Venues: Rijksprentenkabinet, Amsterdam, December 19, 1981–February 21, 1982

Image: Jan Lievens, River God with an Eagle, pen and brown ink over traces of black chalk on laid paper, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund, 1981.32.1