National Gallery of Art - EXHIBITIONS

Prints Abound - Paris in the 1890s

October 22, 2000 - February 25, 2001

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image: Pierre Bonnard, 1867-1947
Promenade des Nourrices, Frise des Fiacres
(Nursemaids' Promenade, Frieze of Carriages), 1895
four-panel color-lithographic screen
National Gallery of Art, Virginia and Ira Jackson Collection, Partial and Promised Gift 7 original prints for posters, portfolios, illustrated books and journals, song sheets, and music primers, all created during the 1890s in Paris, were presented in this exhibition. The showing also included 15 printed volumes and 20 drawings, together with a four-panel color lithographic folding-screen. Works by artists Pierre Bonnard, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gauguin, Odilon Redon, Paul Signac, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Félix Vallotton, and Edouard Vuillard were included. The exhibition was selected primarily from the Virginia and Ira Jackson Collection of prints in the National Gallery of Art.