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Portland Museum of Art Announces European Drawings Exhibition

European Drawings at the Portland Museum of Art, open, March 26, 2011 – May 22, 2011.

Featuring approximately 30 drawings from the Museum’s European collection, this exhibition will highlight masterworks by the finest draughtsmen of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. From portraits and figure studies to landscapes and architectural studies, the exhibition will showcase work by artists such as Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Honoré Daumier, George Grosz, Edward Lear, and Samuel Prout. This exhibition is part of Where to Draw the Line: The Maine Drawing Project, a statewide collaboration of 20 arts organizations that will present exhibitions dedicated to the medium of drawing in 2011.

Image: McLellan House Facade: McLellan House, Portland Museum of Art, Maine. Photo by Craig Becker.

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