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Drawings by Jacques de Gheyn

March 9 – May 11, 1986
East Building, Ground Floor, Northwest, Pod II (2,500 sq. ft.)

Jacques de Gheyn II, Landscape with Sleeping Peasants, c. 1605, pen and brown ink on laid paper, Gift of Robert H. and Clarice Smith, 1979.76.2

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

Overview: 100 drawings from 30 lenders were selected by A.W.F.M. Meij and J.A. Poot of the Museum Boymans-van Beuningen in Rotterdam, where the exhibition was first shown. It followed the publication of the catalogue raisonné of the drawings of Jacques de Gheyn, based on the doctoral thesis and a lifetime of research by J.Q. van Regteren Altena.

Organization: Andrew Robison was coordinator at the National Gallery.

Sponsor: The exhibition was supported by an indemnity from the United States Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

Attendance: 24,720

Catalog: Jacques de Gheyn II Drawings, by A.W.F.M. Meij. Rotterdam: Museum Boymans-van Beuningen.

Other Venues: Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, December 14, 1985–February 9, 1986

Gheyn II, Jacques de
Dutch, 1565 - 1629