Exhibition

Selections from the Department of Drawings and Prints: Revolution, Resistance, and Activism

July 29, 2021–January 17, 2022
Previously on view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 690
Free with Museum admission
Louis XVI Entering Paris, October 6, 1789, Jacques François Joseph Swebach  French, Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor and gouache, over graphite
Jacques François Joseph Swebach (French, Metz 1769–1823 Paris)
1789
The Bravery of Parisian Women on October 5, 1789, Jacques-Philippe Caresme  French, Engraving
Jacques-Philippe Caresme (French, Paris 1734–1796 Paris)
ca. 1789
The Storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789 (Prise de la Bastille le 14 juillet 1789), Charles Thévenin  French, Etching
Charles Thévenin (French, Paris 1760–1839 Paris)
ca. 1793
Study for "The Enrollment of the Volunteers of 1792", Thomas Couture  French, Black chalk on gray paper
Thomas Couture (French, Senlis 1815–1879 Villiers-le-Bel)
ca. 1848–51
See, Mr. Réac, it is quite enought!, from 'News of the day,' published in "Le Charivari", Honoré Daumier  French, Gillotage on newsprint
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
March 30, 1871
Women of Montmartre, from "The Graphic," vol. 3, Arthur Boyd Houghton  British, born India, Wood engraving
After Arthur Boyd Houghton (British (born India), Madras 1836–1875 London)
June 10, 1871
The Paris Mob–A Barricade in Paris, from "The Graphic," vol. 3, Arthur Boyd Houghton  British, born India, Wood engraving
After Arthur Boyd Houghton (British (born India), Madras 1836–1875 London)
April 8, 1871
Civil War, Edouard Manet  French, Lithograph on chine collé; second state of two
Multiple artists/makers
1871–73 [published 1874]
Colonne Vendôme, Franck  French, Albumen silver print from glass negative
Franck (French, 1816–1906)
1871
Young Communards in Prison (Les Fédérés à la Conciergerie), Gustave Courbet  French, Black chalk, stumped
Gustave Courbet (French, Ornans 1819–1877 La Tour-de-Peilz)
1871
Les Communeux: Types, Caractères, Costumes, Charles-Albert Arnoux Bertall  French, Illustrations: hand-colored wood engraving
Multiple artists/makers
1880
Paris sous la Commune, Notes et Eaux fortes and Paris Incendie, Adolphe Martial Potémont, called Martial  French, Etching
Adolphe Martial Potémont, called Martial (French, Paris 1828–1883 Paris)
Imprimerie Cadart et Luce , Paris
1871
[Member of the Paris Commune: Louise Bonenfant, cantinière et pointeuse dans l’artillerie des fédérés, à perpétuité], Ernest Eugène Appert  French, Albumen silver print
Ernest Eugène Appert (French, 1831–1891)
1871
[Member of the Paris Commune: Laure, cantinière, à perpétuité], Ernest Eugène Appert  French, Albumen silver print
Ernest Eugène Appert (French, 1831–1891)
1871
[Member of the Paris Commune: Marie Chérel, perpétuité, pillage et incendie], Ernest Eugène Appert  French, Albumen silver print
Ernest Eugène Appert (French, 1831–1891)
1871
[Member of the Paris Commune: Maria Menan, condamnée à mort, meurtre et incendie], Ernest Eugène Appert  French, Albumen silver print
Ernest Eugène Appert (French, 1831–1891)
1871
[Member of the Paris Commune: Angeline [Angelina Courcelles], cantinière, à perpétuité, pillage et incendie], Ernest Eugène Appert  French, Albumen silver print
Ernest Eugène Appert (French, 1831–1891)
1871
[Member of the Paris Commune: Hortense David, pointeuse à la Porte Maillot dans l’artillerie des fédérés, à perpétuité], Ernest Eugène Appert  French, Albumen silver print
Ernest Eugène Appert (French, 1831–1891)
1871
[Member of the Paris Commune: Marie Grivot, orateur de club, perpétuité], Ernest Eugène Appert  French, Albumen silver print
Ernest Eugène Appert (French, 1831–1891)
1871
[Member of the Paris Commune: Augustine Prévost [Prévot], cantinière, à perpétuité, des fédérés], Ernest Eugène Appert  French, Albumen silver print
Ernest Eugène Appert (French, 1831–1891)
1871
The Landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock, 1620, Joseph Andrews  American, Etching and engraving on steel; proof on chine collé
Multiple artists/makers
1869
Philip King of Mount Hope, Paul Revere Jr.  American, Engraving
Multiple artists/makers
1772
The Boston Massacre, Paul Revere Jr.  American, Hand-colored engraving and etching
Engraved, printed and sold by Paul Revere Jr. (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1734–1818 Boston, Massachusetts)
After Henry Pelham (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1749–1806 Dublin)
1770
The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776, Waterman Lilly Ormsby  American, Engraving
Multiple artists/makers
1876
The Destruction of the Royal Statue at New York on July 9, 1776, Franz Xavier Habermann  German, Hand-colored etching and engraving
After Franz Xavier Habermann (German, Habelschwerdt, Glatz 1721–1796 Augsburg)
Basset (Paris)
after July 1776
The Reasoned Moral Chart of Symbols of the Republic, Founders of Liberty, and Martyrs of Liberty, Johann Andreas Endterische Handlung  German, Hand-colored etching
Johann Andreas Endterische Handlung (German, 17th–19th centuries)
ca. 1794
Portrait of Anne-Josèphe Théroigne de Méricourt (1762−1817), Gilles Louis Chrétien  French, Etching and aquatint
Gilles Louis Chrétien (French, Versailles 1754–1811 Paris)
After Jean Fouquet (French, active 1781–93)
1793
Portrait of Madame Roland, Gilles Louis Chrétien  French, Etching and aquatint
Gilles Louis Chrétien (French, Versailles 1754–1811 Paris)
After Jean Fouquet (French, active 1781–93)
1793
Toussaint Louverture on Horseback, Anonymous, French, 19th century  French, Etching
Anonymous, French, 19th century
Toussaint Louverture (Haitian, Cap-Hatien 1743–1803 Château de Joux, La Cluse-et-Mijoux, France)
1802
Toussaint Louverture on Horseback, Anonymous, French, 19th century  French, Hand-colored etching
Anonymous, French, 19th century
Toussaint Louverture (Haitian, Cap-Hatien 1743–1803 Château de Joux, La Cluse-et-Mijoux, France)
1802
Frederick Douglass, Charles Wilbert White  American, Lithograph on Maraiz paper
Charles Wilbert White (American, Chicago, Illinois 1918–1979 Los Angeles, California)
1951
Frances Wright of Nashoba, Charles Joseph Hullmandel  British, Lithograph
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1830
Plate 24: Emiliano Zapata, leader the revolution, on horseback, from the portfolio 'Estampas de la revolución Mexicana' (prints of the Mexican Revolution), Francisco Mora  Mexican, Linocut
Francisco Mora (Mexican, Uruapán, Michoacán 1922–2002)
Taller de Gráfica Popular, Mexico City
1947
On Strike (En Grève), Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen  French, born Switzerland, Gillotage
Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen (French (born Switzerland), Lausanne 1859–1923 Paris)
1898
Unemployed, Claude Flight  British, Color linocut
Claude Flight (British, 1881–1955)
ca. 1934
Employed, Claude Flight  British, Linocut
Claude Flight (British, 1881–1955)
ca. 1934
Miracle Makers from the series Comrade Gulliver, Hugo Gellert  American, born Hungary, Lithograph
Hugo Gellert (American (born Hungary), Budapest 1892–1985 New York)
ca. 1935
Primary Accumulation 3 (Henry Ford), Hugo Gellert  American, born Hungary, Lithograph
Hugo Gellert (American (born Hungary), Budapest 1892–1985 New York)
1933
Political Piñata, Leopoldo Méndez  Mexican, Wood engraving
Leopoldo Méndez (Mexican, 1902–1969)
1935
A poster advertising a meeting in Mexico City supported by the Liga Pro-cultura Alemana relating to the subject of how to combat Fascism, Jesús Escobedo  Mexican, Lithograph in red and black on buff paper backed on linen
Jesús Escobedo (Mexican, Santa Clara del Cobre, Michoacán 1918–1978)
Taller de Gráfica Popular, Mexico City
1939
Uprising (Aufruhr), Käthe Kollwitz  German, Etching, drypoint, and aquatint; seventh state of nine
Käthe Kollwitz (German, Kaliningrad (Königsberg) 1867–1945 Moritzburg)
1899
The Demonstration (La Manifestation), Félix Vallotton  Swiss, Woodcut on cream wove paper
Félix Vallotton (Swiss, Lausanne 1865–1925 Paris)
André Marty (French, born 1857)
1893
'Rear Guard' (or 'On the Road'): women carrying rifles and children, José Clemente Orozco  Mexican, Lithograph
Multiple artists/makers
1929
Revolution (experimental proof), Cyril E. Power  British, Color linocut; proof
Cyril E. Power (British, London 1872–1951 London)
ca. 1931
Vision, Joseph Vogel  American, Lithograph
Joseph Vogel (American, 1911–1995)
WPA
1939
The Dream and Lie of Franco I, Pablo Picasso  Spanish, Etching and sugar-lift aquatint
Multiple artists/makers
1937
The Dream and Lie of Franco II, Pablo Picasso  Spanish, Etching and sugar-lift aquatint
Multiple artists/makers
1937
Vote for Woman Suffrage in November, Anonymous, American, 20th century  American, Lithograph
Anonymous, American, 20th century
1915
Vote for Woman Suffrage November 6th, Anonymous, American, 20th century  American, Lithograph
Anonymous, American, 20th century
1915
We Were There. We Are Here. We Are In the Future., Tanekeya Word  American, Screenprint
Multiple artists/makers
2020
Black Women’s Wisdom: Misty Copeland, Ben Blount  American, Letterpress from wood and metal type
Ben Blount (American, born Detroit)
2019
Black Women’s Wisdom: Jane Bolin, Ben Blount  American, Letterpress from wood and metal type
Ben Blount (American, born Detroit)
2019
Black Women’s Wisdom: Marian Anderson, Ben Blount  American, Letterpress from wood and metal type
Ben Blount (American, born Detroit)
2019
Black Women’s Wisdom: Amelia Boynton, Ben Blount  American, Letterpress from wood and metal type
Ben Blount (American, born Detroit)
2019
Super Diva!, Julie Torres  American, Screenprint
Julie Torres (American, born Boise, Idaho 1980)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (American, Brooklyn 1933–2020 Washington, D.C.)
2020
Do Women Have To Be Naked To Get Into the Met. Museum?, Guerrilla Girls  American, Lithograph
Guerrilla Girls (American, established New York, 1985)
Guerrilla Girls (American, established New York, 1985)
1989
Demonstrators, Krishna Reddy  American, born India, Mixed color intaglio
Krishna Reddy (American, born India 1925–2018 New York)
1968
Parade of Figures, Norman Lewis  American, Etching
Norman Lewis (American, New York 1909–1979 New York)
ca. 1972
The Triumph of B.L.S., from the portfolio ¦Impressions: Our World, Volume I¦, Vincent D. Smith  American, Etching and aquatint
Multiple artists/makers
1973
Birmingham Race Riot, Andy Warhol  American, Screenprint
Andy Warhol (American, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1928–1987 New York)
1964
Kent State, Richard Hamilton  British, Screenprint
Multiple artists/makers
1970
Democracy Blood Censorship Police..., Andrew B. Gardner  American, Screenprint
Andrew B. Gardner (American, Chicago, Illinois 1937–1991)
1970
3 Pistols Oh? Oh? Oh?, Andrew B. Gardner  American, Screenprint
Andrew B. Gardner (American, Chicago, Illinois 1937–1991)
1970
Truisms
, Jenny Holzer  American, Offset lithograph
Jenny Holzer (American, born Gallipolis, Ohio, 1950)
1978/1982
We Will No Longer Be Seen and Not Heard, Barbara Kruger  American, Lithograph on aluminum foil collé
Multiple artists/makers
1992
Miss 2017, Victory Garden Collective  American, Boxed portfolio of 11 embroidered sashes and letterpress poster; sashes: machine embroidery on satin and grosgrain ribbon
Multiple artists/makers
2017
Reform Committee on Contraception, Patrick Oliphant  American, born Australia, Pen and India ink with graphite
Patrick Oliphant (American, born Adelaide, Australia, 1935)
February 20, 2012
The Supreme Court Defines Marriage, Patrick Oliphant  American, born Australia, Pen and India ink with black crayon
Patrick Oliphant (American, born Adelaide, Australia, 1935)
March 25, 2013
I Just Kept Pecking At It, Patrick Oliphant  American, born Australia, Pen and India ink with black chalk
Patrick Oliphant (American, born Adelaide, Australia, 1935)
November 10, 1989
3/5 Of All Persons, Ben Blount  American, Letterpress from wood type
Ben Blount (American, born Detroit)
2017
One Drop Rule, Ben Blount  American, Letterpress from wood type
Ben Blount (American, born Detroit)
2017
1/8 Black, Ben Blount  American, Letterpress from wood type
Ben Blount (American, born Detroit)
2017
Four Evils, Eric J. García  American, Screenprint
Eric J. García (American, born Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1977)
2018
Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat To Justice Everywhere, Center for Book Arts, Letterpress
Multiple artists/makers
2020
Black Trans Lives Matter, Center for Book Arts, Letterpress
Multiple artists/makers
2020
What Would I Post If You Were Murdered By The Police?, Amos Kennedy  American, Letterpress
Amos Kennedy (American, born Lafayette, Louisiana, 1948)
2020
What Would You Post If I Were Murdered By The Police?, Amos Kennedy  American, Letterpress
Amos Kennedy (American, born Lafayette, Louisiana, 1948)
2020
Flowchart of the Declaration of the Occupation of NYC, Rachel Schragis  American, Offset print
Rachel Schragis (American, born New York, 1986)
2011
Anonymous, American, 20th century
1917