The Brilliant Line: Following the Early Modern Engraver, 1480–1650 at The Block Museum of Art

The Brilliant Line: Following the Early Modern Engraver, 1480–1650 an Exhibition at The Block Museum of Art. Traces the art form’s development and proliferation in the print workshops of Europe, showcasing the technical virtuosity and inventiveness on display in rarely-seen Renaissance and Baroque prints by masters like Albrecht Dürer and Hendrick Goltzius.

The Brilliant Line: Following the Early Modern Engraver, 1480–1650 is organized by the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island.

Support for the exhibition and catalogue has been generously provided by The Samuel H. Kress Foundation, with additional funds from the International Fine Print Dealers Association; The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works; and Tru Vue, Inc..

Presentation at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, has been made possible by the Myers Foundations; Illinois Arts Council, a state agency; and generous individual contributions.

Open through June 20, 2010 in the Main Gallery

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art 40 Arts Circle Drive Evanston, IL 60208-2410 Phone: 847-491-4000

www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu

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