Liberty to the Imagination: Drawings from the Eveillard Gift

June 19 2024

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Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Morgan Library and Museum in New York have recently opened a display of promised gifts to the museum, which includes twenty-eight drawings from the collection of Elizabeth and Jean-Marie Eveillard.

According to the institution's website:

The exhibition includes a study for Rembrandt’s first masterpiece; Greuze’s virtuoso depiction of a young cook made for his friend Jean-Georges Wille; Delacroix’s intimate portrait of Jenny, his confidante and caretaker; and a striking watercolor landscape by Cézanne. Also in the gift are significant sheets by major artists such as Rubens, Guercino, Jordaens, Watteau, Géricault, Constable, Degas, Renoir, Seurat, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, Rodin, Vuillard, Bonnard, and Gris, including many rarely seen drawings. The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue.

The exhibition will run until 6th October 2024.

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