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Houses in the Countryside in the Snow

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

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Raphael to Renoir: Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna

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Ranging 500 years, the masterpiece drawings from the collection of Jean Bonna include European old master drawings and works from the nineteenth century, and everything in between. Curator Carmen Bambach discusses the first comprehensive exhibition dedicated to Mr. Bonna's distinguished collection.

Raphael to Renoir: Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna, on view at the Met from January through April, 2009, includes drawings by pantheon 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, Cezanne, Renoir, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Seurat, and others.

Carmen Bambach, curator, Department of Drawings and Prints


Learn more about the Museum's collection of Drawings and Prints:
http://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-museum/museum-departments/curatorial-departments/drawings-and-prints

Raphael to Renoir

Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna

January 21–April 26, 2009

Accompanied by a catalogue

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.

Left: Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890). Verso: Houses in the Countryside in the Snow, 1890. Conté crayon and stumping; 9 1/4 x 12 5/16 in. (23.5 x 31.3 cm). Collection of Jean Bonna, Geneva