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The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors

June 17 – November 25, 2012
West Building, Ground Floor, West Outer Tier Galleries

Hercules Brabazon Brabazon, Venetian Capriccio with a Campanile, watercolor and gouache over graphite on gray wove paper, Joseph F. McCrindle Collection, 2009.70.50

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

Overview: The Gallery is one of the major beneficiaries of donations from the collection of Joseph F. McCrindle (1923–2008), having received over 300 old master and modern drawings as well as 13 paintings. This exhibition celebrates McCrindle's legacy with the finest of the works on paper: 71 drawings by a broad range of artists spanning five centuries, including a notable group of watercolors by John Singer Sargent.

Organization: Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Sponsor: The exhibition and catalogue are made possible through the generous support of the Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation.

Attendance: 66,659

Catalog: The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors, edited by Margaret Morgan Grasselli and Arthur K. Wheelock Jr. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 2012.