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Prints/Drawings & Drawings/Prints, 1500-1800
August 4, 2009 - September 20, 2009
Halford Gallery
"Sheds by the Water", 1660-1665 by Philips de Koninck, Dutch, 1619-1688, pen and brown ink, brown wash, traces of black chalk, Bequest of the Honorable James Bowdoin III, 1811.79
Drawn from the Bowdoin College Museum of Art collection, and especially the foundational bequest of works from the family of James Bowdoin III, this exhibition features artists such as Domenico Beccafumi, Filippo Bellini, Giovanni Castiglione, Annibale Carracci, Hendrick Goltzius, Parmaganino, and Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo.  Particular attention is paid to the diversity of techniques demonstrated and the relationships among these media. Many of the works have not been exhibited for over twenty years.
Copy from Donatello's "Miracle of the Miser's Heart" by Raphael, Italian, 1483-1520, Pen and brown ink, Bequest of the Honorable James Bowdoin III, 1811.6
"Head of a Young Man", 1752/53 by Giovanni Domenic Tiepolo, Italian, 1696-1770, red chalk on blue laid paper, Museum Purchase, Florence C. Quinby Fund, in memory of Henry Cole Quinby, h 1916, 1972.14

"Susanna and the Elders", ca. 1590 by Annibale Carracci, Italian, 1560-1609, Etching and engraving, Gift of David P. Becker, Class of 1970, 1978.17