Drawings and Prints
Selections from the Permanent Collection
on the night of April 2nd 1865
Currier & Ives
There is also a selection of oversize woodcuts from the sixteenth century, including Andrea Andreani monumental Rape of the Sabines and Jan van Scorel’s skillfully hand-colored Deluge. There is a grouping of nineteenth-century portrait drawings with works by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Sir Thomas Lawrence, and Franz Xaver Winterhalter; this thematic group also features French, German, and British painted miniatures from the same period. A selection of prints, drawings, and illustrated books featuring architectural imagery from the eighteenth century to the present will also be on view. This grouping includes work by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Max Klinger, Charles Demuth and a new acquisition by Nicola López, who was recently commissioned to create a site-specific work for the Balcony Lounge.