Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from The Courtauld Gallery

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Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from The Courtauld Gallery

14 June - 9 September 2012

Helena Fourment
Peter Paul Rubens – Helena Fourment, 1630 – 1631 (circa), The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

“There are few art forms more vital, more revealing, more miraculous, than drawing…Here are artists at their most creative, inventive and unguarded…This is human magic”
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“The quality is relentless in this 60-strong showcase of works”
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“So full of treasures I can scarcely even list them…Superlatives fail: see this show.”
The Spectator

Discover great masterpieces from The Courtauld’s collection of drawings.

Spanning over 500 years, the exhibition includes rarely seen drawings by Dürer, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo as well as masterpieces by Rembrandt, Cézanne, Van Gogh and Matisse.

This exhibition celebrated the art of drawing and offers a unique opportunity to enjoy some of the very greatest works from the Courtauld’s collection.

Study of a flying angel (recto)
Pinturicchio (c.1454-1513), Study of a flying angel (recto), 1481 – 1485 (circa), The Courtauld Gallery, London

Visit the gallery blog to find out more about the making of the exhibition.

This exhibition travelled to The Frick Collection in New York, where it was on display 2 October 2012 – 27 January 2013.

This exhibition was organised by The Courtauld Gallery, London and The Frick Collection, New York.

Exhibition Supporters:

  • International Music and Art Foundation
  • Friends of The Courtauld
  • The Tavolozza Foundation
  • The Doris Pacey Charitable Foundation

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