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Exhibition

The Power of Portraiture: Selections from the Department of Drawings and Prints

October 13, 2022–February 7, 2023
Previously on view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 690
Free with Museum admission
A Waterfall in a Forest at Langhennersdorf, Christoph Nathe  German, Brush and brown ink, watercolor, gouache, over a sketch in graphite
late 18th–early 19th century
Mountainous Landscape with a River, Johann Wilhelm Schirmer  German, Pen and brown ink, and watercolor
1835/37
Ceylonese Jungle, Hermann von Königsbrunn  Austrian, Pen and black ink. Framing line in pen and black ink
1851–65
Mountainous Landscape with a Brook, Franz Kobell  German, Brush and brown ink and wash over graphite
early 19th century
Landscape with cattle in Weißbach on the Rhön, Carl Wagner  German, Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, with touches of yellow wash
1841
Hunters in an Outlook on a Mountain, August Leopold Venus  German, Pen and brown ink, brush and brown ink, brush and blue watercolor
ca. 1870
Landscape with Rocks in a River (near Kronau?), Eduard Peithner von Lichtenfels  Austrian, Pen and black ink, and watercolor
late 19th–early 20th century
Adolph Hirémy-Hirschl  Hungarian, Gouache
late 19th–early 20th century
Mountain Path with a Tree, Friedrich Nerly  German, Graphite, watercolor, and gouache on blue paper
1825–35
Zoller Album Amicorum, 75 sheets of laid paper inside a cardboard binding covered in marbled paper.
18th century
Landscape with Tobias and the Angel, Felix Meyer  Swiss, Watercolor
late 17th–early 18th century
Diana and Actaeon, Georg Pecham  German, Pen and black ink and brown and blue wash over traces of black chalk
1602
Genoveva, Adrian Ludwig Richter  German, Watercolor on paper
1872
The Invention of the Art of Drawing (the daughter of Butades of Sicyon and her Lover), (Johann Heinrich) Ferdinand Olivier  German, Pen and gray ink, watercolor; framing line in pen and black ink, by the artists
1804
Hansel & Gretel and Other Stories by the Brothers Grimm, Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm  German, Illustrations: photomechanical process
Multiple artists/makers
[1925]
Haunting, Odilon Redon  French, Lithograph; fifth (final) state
1893–94
A Nightmare, Giovanni David  Italian, Pen and black and gray ink with gray and brown wash, heightened with white and yellow, over black chalk, set within a fictive mount, drawn with a blue wash border and black ink framing lines
ca. 1775–80
Witches Preparing for Sabbath, Andries Stock  Netherlandish, Engraving
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1610
Plate 68 from "Los Caprichos": Pretty teacher! (Linda maestra!), Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes)  Spanish, Etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint
1799
Macbeth Consulting the Witches, Eugène Delacroix  French, Lithograph; third state of five
1825
A Woman Spinning Flax, François Bonvin  French, Charcoal on laid paper
1861
Woman Ironing, Julius Tanzer  American, Lithograph
1935–43
A woman making a tortilla while carrying a child on her back, Jean Charlot  French, Color lithograph on zinc
1941
River Washing Shed, Tulle, Vera Andrus  American, Lithograph
1952
The Little Laundry Girl, Pierre Bonnard  French, Color lithograph
Multiple artists/makers
1895–96
Jungfrauen Arbeit, Kunst, und Fleiss, Paul Decker the Younger  German, plates: engraving
ca. 1735/40
Etudes prises dans le bas Peuple où les Cris de Paris, Edme Bouchardon  French
1737–46
Dream Girl, Emma Amos  American, Etching, aquatint, and relief
Multiple artists/makers
1975
Sharecropper, Elizabeth Catlett  American and Mexican, Linocut
Multiple artists/makers
1952 (published 1968–70)
Lovey Twice, Elizabeth Catlett  American and Mexican, Lithograph
1976
Man Spirit Mask, Willie Cole  American, Left panel: Photo-etching, embossing, and hand coloring<br/>Middle panel: Screenprint <br/>Right panel: Photo-etching and woodcut
Multiple artists/makers
1999
Five Beauties Rising, Willie Cole  American, Suite of five prints; intaglio and relief
Multiple artists/makers
2012
Untitled, Leslie Diuguid  American, Screenprint
2019
Mrs. Burroughs, LaToya M. Hobbs  American, Woodcut
2019
Future Undetermined, Jennifer Mack-Watkins  American, Mokuhanga and screenprint
2019
Star Watcher, Delita Martin  American, Linocut, hand stitching, decorative paper collage
2019
Continuum, Delita Martin  American, Various
Multiple artists/makers
2019 (published 2020)
Tenderheaded & Heavyhanded, Angela Pilgrim  American, Risograph and decorative paper collage
2019
Note to Our Higher Selves, Stephanie Santana  American, Screenprint
2019
Backdrops Circa 1940s, Lorna Simpson  American, Screenprint diptych on felt panels
Multiple artists/makers
1998
Silent Song #2 (Nocturne), Charles Wilbert White  American, Etching and drypoint
Multiple artists/makers
1969
Elijah, Charles Wilbert White  American, Etching and drypoint
Multiple artists/makers
1969
Melinda, Charles Wilbert White  American, Etching and drypoint
Multiple artists/makers
1969
Evening Song, Charles Wilbert White  American, Lithograph
Multiple artists/makers
1970
Starshine & Clay, Tanekeya Word  American, Linocut, gouache, acrylic ink, decorative paper collage
2019
X, Fred Wilson  American, Digital chromogenic print on coated plastic sheet
Multiple artists/makers
2005
Martin Luther King, Jr., John Wilson  American, Etching and aquatint on chine collé
Multiple artists/makers
2002
Title and plate 1 depicting the cries (trades) of Rome, here including vendors of goldfish, Milanese swords, hats etc, from the 'Descrición de las artes que se llaman para los calles de la ciudad de Roma', Remondini  Italian, Engraving with hand coloring
ca. 1770–1800
Plate 3 depicting the trades of Rome, here including vendors of flowers, chairs, basil etc, from the 'Descrición de las artes que se llaman para los calles de la ciudad de Roma', Remondini  Italian, Engraving with hand coloring
ca. 1770–1800
Plate 5 depicting the trades of Rome, here including vendors of pomegranites, bowls, onions etc, from the 'Descrición de las artes que se llaman para los calles de la ciudad de Roma', Remondini  Italian, Engraving with hand coloring
ca. 1770–1800
Plate 6 depicting the trades of Rome,here including vendors of lamps, shirt collars, turtles etc, from the 'Descrición de las artes que se llaman para los calles de la ciudad de Roma', Remondini  Italian, Engraving with hand coloring
ca. 1770–1800
Plate 7 depicting the trades of Rome, here including vendors of books, chestnuts, portraits etc, from the 'Descrición de las artes que se llaman para los calles de la ciudad de Roma', Remondini  Italian, Engraving with hand coloring
ca. 1770–1800
Plate 9 depicting the trades of Rome, here including vendors of water, sardines, melons etc, from the 'Descrición de las artes que se llaman para los calles de la ciudad de Roma', Remondini  Italian, Engraving with hand coloring
ca. 1770–1800
Plate 11 depicting the trades of Rome, here including vendors of pigs heads, milk, wine etc, from the 'Descrición de las artes que se llaman para los calles de la ciudad de Roma', Remondini  Italian, Engraving with hand coloring
ca. 1770–1800
Plate 12 depicting the trades of Rome, here including vendors of lanterns, brooms, almonds, figs etc, from the 'Descrición de las artes que se llaman para los calles de la ciudad de Roma', Remondini  Italian, Engraving with hand coloring
ca. 1770–1800
Plate 1: four street vendors from Madrid selling blueberries, onions, tea, and baskets, from 'Los Gritos de Madrid' (The Cries of Madrid), Miguel Gamborino  Spanish, Engraving with hand coloring
1809–17
Plate 3: four street vendors from Madrid selling large tomatoes, milk, water, milk shakes, from 'Los Gritos de Madrid' (The Cries of Madrid), Miguel Gamborino  Spanish, Engraving with hand coloring
1809–17
Plate 9: four street vendors from Madrid selling different kinds of birds (chicken, turkey, etc), from "Los Gritos de Madrid" (The Cries of Madrid), Miguel Gamborino  Spanish, Engraving with hand coloring
1809–17
Plate 10: four street vendors from Madrid selling broccoli, cauliflower, artichokes, and asparagus, from 'Los Gritos de Madrid' (The Cries of Madrid), Miguel Gamborino  Spanish, Engraving with hand coloring
1809–17
Plate 12: four street vendors from Madrid selling dried fruit, cherries, and melons, from 'Los Gritos de Madrid' (The Cries of Madrid), Miguel Gamborino  Spanish, Engraving with hand coloring
1809–17
Plate 13: four street vendors from Madrid selling muscat grapes, plums, pans and pop-up saints, from 'Los Gritos de Madrid' (The Cries of Madrid), Miguel Gamborino  Spanish, Engraving with hand coloring
1809–17
Plate 15: four street vendors from Madrid selling flowers, socks, and skins, from 'Los Gritos de Madrid' (The Cries of Madrid), Miguel Gamborino  Spanish, Engraving with hand coloring
1809–17
Plate 16: four street vendors from Madrid selling onions, beans, chairs, and crockery, from 'Los Gritos de Madrid' (The Cries of Madrid), Miguel Gamborino  Spanish, Engraving with hand coloring
1809–17