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Milton Avery: Works on Paper

September 18, 1994 – January 22, 1995
East Building, Ground Floor

Milton Avery, Rothko with Pipe, 1936, drypoint, brown-black ink on wove paper, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund, 1974.123.1

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

Overview: 57 prints, 2 watercolors, and 8 sketchbooks were selected from the Milton Avery Print Archive at the National Gallery, with loans from private collectors. The exhibition celebrated the Avery family's gift of the archive in 1991 in honor of the 50th anniversary of the National Gallery of Art.

Organization: Curator was Carlotta J. Owens, assistant curator of modern prints and drawings at the National Gallery of Art.

Attendance: 82,934

Catalog: Milton Avery: Works on Paper, by Carlotta J. Owens. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1994.

Avery, Milton
American, 1885 - 1965