Member Gallery Talk: Drawn to Greatness

Member Gallery Talk: Drawn to Greatness


April 4, 2018

9:30 AM-10:30 AM


Member Event

0.00 per
Manton Research Center

Drawn to Greatness focuses on pivotal moments in the history of drawing, highlighting 150 exceptional drawings from the Eugene V. Thaw Collection. It considers the shifting technologies, functions, and markets for drawing across five centuries. In this talk, Senior Curator Esther Bell discusses the French drawings of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Space is limited; reservations required.

Ferdinand-Victor-Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798-1863), Royal Tiger (detail), c. 1830. Watercolor and graphite, on wove paper, 7 x 10 ½ in. (17.8 x 26.7 cm). Thaw Collection, Morgan Library & Museum, 2006.54