Pieter Jansz Saenredam, Interior of the New Church at Haarlem 1650 - courtesy of The Morgan Library

Rembrandt, The Finding of Moses - courtesy of The Morgan Library

Rembrandt, Four Musicians with Wind Instruments, 1638 - courtesy of The Morgan Library



The Morgan Library Presents: "Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection"

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The Morgan Library & Museum presents "Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection" featuring fifteen Dutch drawings by Rembrandt, Van Gogh and Saenredam. 

This exhibition highlights more than 150 master drawings from the Thaw Collection, one of the world’s finest private collections containing over 400 sheets. Assembled over the last fifty years, and made a promised gift to the Morgan in 1975, the collection has now been given in full to the museum by Life Trustee Eugene V. Thaw and his wife, Clare.

Drawn to Greatness focuses on pivotal artists and key moments in the history of draftsmanship. Works by major masters from the Renaissance to the modern era will be on view, including Mantegna, Rubens, Rembrandt, Canaletto, Piranesi, Watteau, Fragonard, Goya, Ingres, Turner, Daumier, Redon, Degas, Cézanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Matisse, Picasso, and Pollock.

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
The Bulwark De Rose and the Windmill De Smeerpot, Amsterdam


Vincent van Gogh
Saint-Rémy, Workers in the Field. Verso: Man digging and other figure studies
Gerbrand van den Eeckhout
Seated Youth in a Hat, with His Chin Cupped in His Left Hand
Willem van de Velde
1610 or 11-1693
The Battle of Scheveningen-Ter Heyde, 10 August: The Meeting of the Squadrons of Admiral Tromp and Vice-Admiral Witte de With
Jacob de Gheyn II
A Soldier Preparing to Load His Caliver
Jan Bruegel
A View of the Tiber in Rome with the Ponte Sisto and Saint Peter's in the Distance

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