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Saints and Prophets

April 2, 2005–February 26, 2006
West Building, Ground Floor, G-21

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


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Overview: From Old Testament prophets to martyred saints, the depiction of religious figures was a popular subject in prints from the Middle Ages onward. This exhibition presented a variety of biblical and religious treatises and showed how these illustrations were applied to enhance the accompanying texts.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art. Neal Turtell, executive librarian, was curator.