By Jacob Bean
The gathering of drawings was once lengthy the province of artists themselves. The Florentine Vasari shaped one of many first vast and systematic collections of drawings, and his instance used to be via Rembrandt, Rubens, Lely, Reynolds, and Lawrence. nice eu museums—the Uffizi, the Louvre, the Berlin Museum, and the British Museum—have previous and critical collections of drawings. In the USA public curiosity in drawings is a reasonably fresh improvement our public collections have brief histories. That of the Metropolitan Museum is among the oldest within the state, and this can be end result of the foresight of Cornelius Vanderbilt.
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100 European Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Jacob Bean