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An Artist's Artists: Jacob Kainen's Collection from Rembrandt to David Smith

September 22, 2002 – February 9, 2003
West Building, Ground Floor, East Outer Tier

Félix-Hilaire Buhot, Une Matinée d'Hiver au Quai de l'Hotel-Dieu, 1876, etching, aquatint, drypoint, stop-out and roulette on japan paper, Gift of Jacob Kainen, 2002.98.418

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

Overview: This exhibition of 77 prints and 2 drawings was selected from among more than 400 works in Jacob Kainen's bequest to the National Gallery of Art. Included were works spanning four centuries by more than 60 artists, demonstrating Kainen's wide-ranging interests and appreciation of printmaking techniques. Kainen's own Self-Portrait with Drypoint Needle was shown at the entrance to the exhibition.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Andrew Robison, Mellon senior curator of prints and drawings, National Gallery of Art, was curator.

Attendance: 50,065

Kainen, Jacob
American, 1909 - 2001
Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch, 1606 - 1669
Smith, David
American, 1906 - 1965