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Renaissance to Rococo: Drawings from the Armand Hammer Collection

November 23, 2008 – May 1, 2009
West Building, Ground Floor, Hammer Galleries

Jean-Baptiste Greuze, A Tired Woman with Two Children, 1750/1761, pen and brown ink with brown wash over black chalk on laid paper; laid down, The Armand Hammer Collection, 1991.217.15

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

Overview: 13 European drawings from the 15th- through the 18th-centuries were displayed in this presentation, one of the ongoing series of exhibitions of works from the Hammer Collection. The Madonna and Child with Saint John the Baptist, Raphael's preparatory drawing for his painting La Belle Jardinière, was included.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art. Stacey Sell, assistant curator of old master drawings, National Gallery of Art, was curator.