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Drawings on Stone: Early European Lithography

June 12 – September 4, 1988
West Building, Ground Floor

Théodore Gericault, Boxeurs (The Boxers), 1818, lithograph on wove paper, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, 1985.64.169

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

Overview: 67 British, German, Russian, and French prints from the Gallery's collection and loans from Leonard Schlosser and Mr. and Mrs. David P. Tunick showed lithographic printmaking from its invention by Aloys Senefelder, near the end of the 18th century, to the early 19th century.

Organization: The exhibition was coordinated by Carlotta Owens.

Sponsor: The exhibition was supported by Maxwell Communication Corporation.

Attendance: 63,403

Catalog: Drawings on Stone: Early European Lithography, by Lynn M. Gould. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1988.