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Rembrandt's Landscapes: Drawings and Prints

March 11 – May 20, 1990
East Building, Ground Floor, Northwest

Rembrandt van Rijn, Cottages and Barn beside a Road, c. 1650, pen and brown ink with brown and gray wash on laid paper, Rosenwald Collection, 1943.3.9096

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

Overview: 60 drawings and 40 prints of landscapes were arranged thematically in 6 sections: Early Works, Farmhouses and Country Roads, Imaginary Landscapes, Architecture, Along Canals and Rivers, and Panoramas.

Organization: Cynthia P. Schneider, assistant professor of art history at Georgetown University, was the exhibition curator. Margaret Morgan Grasselli, curator of old master drawings, was the coordinating curator at the National Gallery. Gaillard Ravenel and Mark Leithauser designed the exhibition, and Gordon Anson designed the lighting.

Attendance: 120,577

Catalog: Rembrandt's Landscapes: Drawings and Prints, by Cynthia P. Schneider with contributions by Boudewijn Bakker, Nancy Ash, and Shelley Fletcher. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1990.

Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch, 1606 - 1669