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Edvard Munch: Master Prints from the Epstein Family Collection

May 27 – September 30, 1990
West Building, Central Gallery

Edvard Munch, Moonlight, 1901, color woodcut on wove paper, The Epstein Family Collection, 1999.112.2

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

Overview: 94 prints came from the Epstein family collection, one of the largest Munch collections in the world.

Organization: Senior curator Andrew Robison was the exhibition curator. Sarah G. Epstein wrote an essay on the origin and growth of her family's collection for the catalogue. Gaillard Ravenel and Mark Leithauser designed the exhibition, and Gordon Anson designed the lighting.

Sponsor: Statoil, the national oil company of Norway, supported the exhibition, and Art Services International supported the circulation of the exhibition.

Attendance: 301,834

Catalog: Edvard Munch: Master Prints from the Epstein Family Collection. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1990.

Other Venues: Honolulu Academy of Arts, September 12–October 28, 1990
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, November 22, 1990–January 6, 1991
Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, January 19–March 3, 1991
Indianapolis Museum of Art, March 23–May 5, 1991
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, May 26–July 7, 1991
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, August 17–November 10, 1991
Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, November 30–January 12, 1991

Munch, Edvard
Norwegian, 1863 - 1944