A Discerning Eye: Prints and Drawings Given by Ruth B. Benedict
February 13 – June 12, 1994
West Building, Ground Floor, Outer Tier
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: 78 prints and drawings from the mid-16th to the mid-20th century were selected from 143 works on paper, a gift to the Gallery by Dr. Ruth B. Benedict. The chronologically arranged exhibition was presented as a tribute to Dr. Benedict, who had died in October 1993.
Organization: It was organized by Andrew Robison, Andrew W. Mellon senior curator, assisted by Gregory Jecmen, assistant curator of old master prints.
Brochure: A Discerning Eye: Prints and Drawings Given by Ruth B. Benedict, by Andrew Robison. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1994.