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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
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
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