The Woodner Collections Master Drawings from Seven Centuries

The Woodner Collections Master Drawings from Seven Centuries

11 July, 2017 | Share Article


Some 100 drawings dating from the 14th to the 20th century are presented


 

Some 100 drawings dating from the 14th to the 20th century are presented in an exhibition of masterworks donated by one of the great connoisseurs of the 20th century, Ian Woodner, and his daughters, Dian and Andrea. The Woodner Collections includes drawings executed by outstanding draftsmen such as Leonardo da Vinci, Albrecht Dürer, Raphael, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Edgar Degas, and Pablo Picasso, among many others.

The exhibition is curated by Margaret Morgan Grasselli, curator and head of the department of old master drawings, National Gallery of Art.

 

Pablo Picasso, Spanish, 1881 – 1973, Two Fashionable Women, 1900, charcoal, Woodner Collections, Dian Woodner. © 2017 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

 

 

Odilon Redon, French, 1840 – 1916, Cactus Man, 1881, various charcoals with stumping, wiping, erasing, incising, and sponge work, Woodner Collections, Promised gift of Andrea Woodner

 

 

 

Francisco de Goya, Spanish, 1746 – 1828, Mendigos que se llevan solos en Bordeaux (Beggars Who Get about on Their Own in Bordeaux), 1824/1827, chalk on greenish paper, National Gallery of Art, Woodner Collection, 1993
 
 
 
 

 

‚ÄčJean-Honoré Fragonard, French, 1732 – 1806, Avenue of Cypresses at Villa d’Este, 1760/1765, pen and ink with wash over chalk counterproof, National Gallery of Art, Woodner Collection, Gift of Dian Woodner, 2013

 

 

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, 1606 –1669, View of Houtewael near the Sint Anthoniespoort, c. 1650, reed pen and ink with wash and touches of white, National Gallery of Art, Woodner Collection, 1993

 

 

 

Hendrick Avercamp, Dutch, 1585 – 1634, Winter Games on the Frozen River IJssel, c. 1626, pen and ink with watercolor, gouache, and graphite, National Gallery of Art, Woodner Collection, Gift of Andrea Woodner, 2006

 

 

Fra Bartolommeo, Italian, 1472 – 1517, One Angel Blowing a Trumpet, and Another Holding a Standard, c. 1500, pen and ink, squared in chalk for transfer, National Gallery of Art, Woodner Collection, Gift of Andrea Woodner, 2006
 
 
 

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 – 1528, A Pastoral Landscape with Shepherds Playing a Viola and Panpipes, 1496/1497, watercolor and gouache heightened with pen and ink and gold, National Gallery of Art, Woodner Collection, 2005