Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection at Metropolitan Museum of Art

06/13/11 through 09/11/11 Fifth Ave. @ 82nd St. Map

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This exhibition includes a selection of drawings made by Northern artists visiting Italy in the eighteenth century. Some were attracted by the crumbling ruins of well-known ancient buildings like the Colosseum, while others were drawn to more anonymous corners of the verdant countryside. Also on display will be a recently acquired pastel study of a French Dragoon by Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson (French, 1767-1824) for "The Revolt of Cairo," shown with other military-themed images from the Revolutionary and Napoleonic periods.

Venue Description: Sun.-Thurs., 10am-5:30pm; Fri.-Sat., 10am-9pm. Recommended admission: $25.

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