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Dark grey and sepia drawing of a landscape with trees, rocks, and a lake in the foreground. A figure sits on the rock in the center of the composition, facing away and looking at the landscape.
Exhibition

Light and Tone: Selections from the Department of Drawings and Prints

May 18–September 5, 2023
Previously on view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 690
Free with Museum admission
The Big Cheese, Philip Orenstein  American, born France, Triptych consisting of a six-color lithograph, five-color lithograph, and five-color lithograph and decals adhered with Rhoplex-N580 adhesive, printed on White Arches, Kitikata, Hosho paper
Multiple artists/makers
1991–2001
Death Ship of No Port, H.C. Westermann  American, Lithograph
H.C. Westermann
Kansas City Art Institute
1967
Man Overboard, Richard Bosman  Australian-American, born India, Woodcut
Multiple artists/makers
1981
Bust of a Man, Wolfgang Huber  German, Black and white chalk on off-white paper prepared with red gouache
Wolfgang Huber
1522
Saint Ambrose Seated in an Interior, Anonymous, Netherlandish, 16th century  Netherlandish, Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white gouache, on off-white paper prepared with brown gouache; framing line in pen and brown ink, by the artist
Anonymous, Netherlandish, 16th century
Maerten de Vos
ca. 1520–40
Adoration of the Shepherds, Master of Liechtenstein  Netherlandish (?), Pen, black ink, gray wash, heightened with white gouache on off-white paper prepared with dark rose gouache; laid down
Master of Liechtenstein
1540–60
Adoration of the Shepherds, Master of Liechtenstein  Netherlandish (?), Pen and brown ink, brown wash, and white gouache on off-white paper prepared with light brown wash; framing line in pen and brown ink
Master of Liechtenstein
ca. 1549–50
Two studies of a Standing Man with a Sword (Alexander the Great); verso: Studies of a Leg, an Arm, a Hand, and a Figure's Neck, Peter Candid (Pieter de Witte, Pietro Candido)  Netherlandish, Pen and black ink, heightened with white gouache, over black and red chalk, on off-white paper prepared with pink gouache
Peter Candid (Pieter de Witte, Pietro Candido)
ca. 1601
Apollo and the Nine Muses surrounded by Poets on Mount Parnassus, Karel Skréta  Bohemian, Pen and brown ink, brush and brown-gray wash, on off-white paper prepared with blue wash
Karel Skréta
later 17th century
Juno Appearing to Sea Gods, Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem  Netherlandish, Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, heightened with white gouache, over traces of black chalk, on off-white paper prepared with pink watercolor; traces of framing lines in pen and brown ink
Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem
late 16th–early 17th century
Study of a Figure, Alphonse Legros  French and British, Graphite, touched with white on gray-green prepared paper
Alphonse Legros
1837–1911
Study of a Standing Woman, Angelica Kauffmann  Swiss, Black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on paper prepared with gray-blue gouache
Angelica Kauffmann
1792–96
Study for ceiling decoration with Mars, Minerva, and a dancing satyr, for the Villa Puccini di Scornio, Pistoia, Italy, Giovanni Domenico Ferretti  Italian, Black chalk, brush and gray wash, heightened with white, on pale rose washed paper; framing lines in pen and black ink
Giovanni Domenico Ferretti
1724–25
Christ Being Crowned with Thorns, Karl Dankwart  Polish, Black chalk and graphite heightened with white gouache on off-white paper prepared with blue gouache
Karl Dankwart
ca. 1700
Studies of a woman, her hands and arms and drapery, Wolfgang Adam Töpffer  Swiss, Graphite, some red chalk, heightened with white chalk, on blue paper
Wolfgang Adam Töpffer
late 18th–19th century
Lais Taking Aristipp by Surprise, Heinrich Friedrich Füger  German, Brush and gray ink, gray wash, heightened with white gouache, on blue paper
Heinrich Friedrich Füger
ca. 1801
Arcadian Landscape with Three Figures at a Lake, Johann Christian Reinhart  German, Black chalk and white gouache on brown paper
Johann Christian Reinhart
1792
Drapery Study for a Cleric (lower register); verso:  Sleeve of a Cleric; (studies for wall paintings in the Chapel of Saint Remi, Sainte-Clotilde, Paris, 1858), Isidore Pils  French, Black chalk, stumped, heightened with white chalk, on gray paper (recto); black chalk (verso)
Isidore Pils
19th century
Study of a young man bending forward to kiss a hand, for the painting "The Departure of the Prodigal Son", James Tissot  French, Graphite, heightened with white, on pink paper
James Tissot
1862–63
Design for a stained-glass window with heraldic designs for the Château Mouchy (Oise), Jules-Edmond-Charles Lachaise  French, Pen and ink, watercolor and gouache on wove paper
Jules-Edmond-Charles Lachaise
Eugène-Pierre Gourdet
second half of the 19th century
Window with marine motifs, design for Fishmongers’ Hall, London, John Dibblee Crace  British, Graphite, pen and ink, and watercolor
John Dibblee Crace
John Gregory Crace
1898
Suffer the Little Children to Come Unto Me: Design for Two Panels in a Stained Glass Window, D. Maitland Armstrong  American, Watercolor and pen and ink
D. Maitland Armstrong
Helen Maitland Armstrong
1890–1918
Hunter and Hound: Design for a Stained Glass Window (probably for the Belmont House, New York), Helen Maitland Armstrong  American, Watercolor and pen and ink
Helen Maitland Armstrong
Alva E. Belmont
ca. 1915
Woman Holding a Rose: Design for a Stained Glass Window (probably for the Belmont House, New York), Helen Maitland Armstrong  American, Watercolor and pen and ink
Helen Maitland Armstrong
Alva E. Belmont
ca. 1915
Veritas: Design for a Memorial Stained Glass Window, D. Maitland Armstrong  American, Watercolor and pen and ink
D. Maitland Armstrong
Helen Maitland Armstrong
1890–1918
Angel Revealing a Vision of The New Jerusalem: Design for a Stained Glass Window, Saint Michael's Episcopal Church, New York, D. Maitland Armstrong  American, Watercolor and pen and ink
D. Maitland Armstrong
Helen Maitland Armstrong
1910
Design for triple light window, Frederick Wilson  American, born Ireland, Watercolor, gouache, colored pencil, silver gelatin photograph on paper, and graphite, adhered to off-white wove paper cut into three rectangular windows and two medallions mounted on warm grey secondary support., American
Frederick Wilson
Tiffany Studios
ca. 1902–27
Design for a window, Louis C. Tiffany  American, Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on cut white wove paper trimmed into shapes, American
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1902–27
Design for  window, Mr. J.C. Williams, All Saints Chapel, Atlanta, GA,, Louis C. Tiffany  American, Watercolor, ink, graphite, and white gouache, American
Multiple artists/makers
1903–15
Ascension of Christ (Acts I, 1–9): study for stained-glass window, Sir Edward Burne-Jones  British, Watercolor and gouache (bodycolor), gold paint, and graphite
Sir Edward Burne-Jones
ca. 1875–84
Design for Stained Glass Window, Reinhold Vetter  German, Brush and black ink, watercolor. Laid down on black paper mount.
Reinhold Vetter
1895–1961
Design for a Stained-Glass Window, Hélène Forichon  French, Graphite, black ink, gouache, and watercolor on wove paper
Hélène Forichon
1915
Design for a three-part window in the style of Mackintosh, Dard Hunter  American, Watercolor and ink
Dard Hunter
ca. 1909–1911
Noah, Sir Edward Burne-Jones  British, Charcoal
Sir Edward Burne-Jones
Morris & Company
February 1, 1874
A Lock on the Stour, David Lucas  British, Mezzotint; proof before published state
David Lucas
John Constable
1830
A Lock on the Stour, David Lucas  British, Mezzotint; proof before published state
David Lucas
John Constable
1830
A Lock on the Stour, David Lucas  British, Mezzotint touched with black ink, white chalk, and graphite; proof before published state
David Lucas
John Constable
1830
A Lock on the Stour, David Lucas  British, Mezzotint; proof before published state
David Lucas
John Constable
1830
A Lock on the Stour, David Lucas  British, Mezzotint; fourth state of five
David Lucas
John Constable
1831
Above the Water, Josef Albers  American, born Germany, Woodcut
Josef Albers
1944
Birds and Sea, Milton Avery  American, Woodcut
Milton Avery
1955
The Sea from Voyages: Six Poems from White Buildings by Hart Crane, Leonard Baskin  American, Wood engraving
Leonard Baskin
1957
Ocean Surface Wood Engraving 2000, Vija Celmins  American, born Latvia, Wood engraving
Multiple artists/makers
2000
Block for Ocean Surface Wood Engraving 2000, Vija Celmins  American, born Latvia, Engraved boxwood with traces of photographic emulsion
Vija Celmins
Grenfell Press
2000
Mystical Shore, Edvard Munch  Norwegian, Woodcut printed in green; third state of five (Woll)
Edvard Munch
1897
Reflections in Water (Vattenspegling), from the portfolio of the Swedish Fine Art Print Society (Föreningen för Grafisk Konst), Denis Stéen  Swedish, Wood engraving
Denis Stéen
Föreningen för Grafisk Konst
1962
Trees in a Thicket, Théodore Rousseau  French, Conté crayon
Théodore Rousseau
1845
The Hamlet of Optevoz, Charles-François Daubigny  French, Charcoal and lead white
Charles-François Daubigny
ca. 1852
Rocky Landscape, Charles-François Daubigny  French, Black chalk on brown paper
Charles-François Daubigny
ca. 1845–50
A Shepherdess with Her Flock, Jean-François Millet  French, Conté crayon with stumping on laid paper
Jean-François Millet
ca. 1852
A Pond with a Fisherman along the River Ain, Adolphe Appian  French, Charcoal with stumping and scratching out
Adolphe Appian
1868–70
Circumcision, Aegidius Sadeler II  Netherlandish, Hand-colored engraving
Multiple artists/makers
1590
The Resurrection, Philips Galle  Netherlandish, Engraving; first state of three
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1562–63
Saint Florian, Casper  German, Hand-colored woodcut
Casper
ca. 1460
Circumcision, Aegidius Sadeler II  Netherlandish, Engraving
Multiple artists/makers
1590
The Resurrection, Philips Galle  Netherlandish, Engraving; first state of three; hand colored in gold, red, green blue yellow, brown and white.
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1562–63
Saint Bernard Vanquishing the Devil, Anonymous, German, Upper Rhine, 15th century  German, Woodcut, hand-colored
Anonymous, German, Upper Rhine, 15th century
15th century
Plate III, from "Choix de Coquillages et de Crustacés", Franz Michael Regenfuss  German, Hand-colored engraving
Franz Michael Regenfuss
1758
Plate IV, from "Choix de Coquillages et de Crustacés", Franz Michael Regenfuss  German, Hand-colored engraving
Franz Michael Regenfuss
1758
Plate V, from "Choix de Coquillages et de Crustacés", Franz Michael Regenfuss  German, Hand-colored engraving
Franz Michael Regenfuss
1758
The Boat Studio, Charles-François Daubigny  French, Pen and ink on tracing paper
Charles-François Daubigny
1862
The Boat Studio, plate 11 from "Voyage en Bateau", Charles-François Daubigny  French, Etching; first state of two (Delteil)
Charles-François Daubigny
1861