Exhibitions/ Raphael to Renoir

Raphael to Renoir: Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna

January 21–April 26, 2009
Exhibitions are free with Museum admission.

Exhibition Overview

This is the first comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the European Old Master and nineteenth-century drawings from the distinguished collection of Mr. Jean Bonna in Geneva, Switzerland. Many of the 120 drawings on display are masterpieces, ranging through five hundred years of art history, from the Renaissance to 1900, and representing a diversity of artistic schools in Italy, Northern Europe, France, and Great Britain, among other regions. The selection includes works by famous artists—such as Carpaccio, Raphael, Andrea del Sarto, Parmigianino, Canaletto, Rembrandt, Claude Lorrain, Watteau, Chardin, Boucher, Fragonard, Goya, Ingres, Gericault, Delacroix, Manet, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Degas, Cézanne, Renoir, Gauguin, Van Gogh, and Seurat—as well as superb and poignant drawings by others less well known.

The exhibition is made possible in part by the Gail and Parker Gilbert Fund.

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