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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints

May 3 – August 16, 1992
East Building, Upper Level

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, The Visit - Couple and Newcomer, 1922, oil on canvas, Ruth and Jacob Kainen Collection, Gift in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art © Ingeborg and Dr. Wolfgang Henze-Ketterer, Wichtrach/Bern, 1989.60.2

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

Overview: An exhibition of 41 paintings, drawings, and prints by the German expressionist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was drawn from the Gallery's holdings and from 8 private American collections. The exhibition, on view concurrently with Käthe Kollwitz, was presented as part of the "Tribute to Germany," a Washington-area cultural festival coordinated by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Organization: The exhibition was coordinated by Andrew Robison, Andrew W. Mellon senior curator, and Marla Prather, associate curator of 20th-century art at the National Gallery.

Sponsor: The "Tribute to Germany" was supported by Robert Bosch GmbH, Daimler-Benz, The Deutsche Bank Group, Mannesmann AG, Miles Inc., Siemens, Thyssen AG, and the Federal Republic of Germany. Lufthansa German Airlines provided transportation.

Attendance: 60,604

Kirchner, Ernst Ludwig
German, 1880 - 1938