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Imitation and Invention: Old Master Prints and Their Sources

February 19 – August 6, 1995
East Building, Ground Floor

Annibale Carracci, The Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist, 1590, etching and engraving, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund, 1984.82.1

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

Overview: This exhibition of 64 prints, from the National Gallery and other collections, brought together well-known prints and the prints that inspired them, and others that they in turn inspired.

Organization: Curators of the exhibition were Gregory Jecmen, assistant curator of old master prints at the National Gallery, and Nadine Orenstein, assistant curator of prints at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.