Collection for a King: Old Master Paintings from the Dulwich Picture Gallery
April 14 – September 2, 1985
West Building, Ground Floor, Central Gallery (3,000 sq. ft.)
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: 36 paintings by Rembrandt van Rijn, Claude Lorrain, Nicolas Poussin, Guercino, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Bartolomé Estéban Murillo, Canaletto, William Hogarth, and others were selected by Giles Waterfield, director of the Dulwich Picture Gallery on the outskirts of London. 37 works were listed in the catalogue.
Organization: Arthur K. Wheelock Jr. was coordinator at the Gallery.
Sponsor: The exhibition was supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities and, in Washington, by a grant from Gerald D. Hines Interests.
Catalog: Collection for a King: Old Master Paintings from the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Dulwich, England: Dulwich Picture Gallery, 1985.
Other Venues: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, October 3, 1985–January 5, 1986
National Academy of Design, New York, January 21–February 16, 1986