Cornelis Dusart, Tavern-Goers Playing Backgammon and Merrymaking, 1694
The Getty Center in Los Angeles presents the exhibition Dutch Drawings from a Collector’s Cabinet, which showcases figure studies by master painters Rembrandt van Rijn and Ferdinand Bol, rare landscapes by Cornelis Vroom and Jacques de Gheyn II, and botanicals by Maria Sibylla Merian and Jacob Marrel.
The exhibition features 30 drawings that are new to the collection, many of these artworks have never been shown at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. The exhibition is free to visit. More information can be found here.
Jacob Marrel, Four Tulips (detail), ca. 1635–1645, courtesy of the Getty Museum
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