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The Fantastic in Renaissance Prints and Drawings

February 6 – April 16, 2000
West Building, Ground Floor, GS-8, GS-9

Jean Duvet, The Unicorn Purifies the Water with Its Horn, probably c. 1555/1561, engraving, Rosenwald Collection, 1946.21.288

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

Overview: 40 prints, 2 books, 3 bronze figures, and an engraved copperplate depicting Renaissance images of fantasy, myth, demons, and folly were presented in this exhibition drawn from the permanent collection.

Organization: Peter Parshall, curator of old master prints, was the curator.