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The Body Inside and Out: Anatomical Literature and Art Theory Selections from the National Gallery of Art Library

decoration24 July 2010|23 Jan. 2011

This exhibition, featuring outstanding examples of anatomy-related material from the collection of rare books in the National Gallery of Art Library, offers a glimpse into the ways anatomical studies were made available to and used by artists from the 16th to the early 19th century. On view are detailed treatises on human proportion and beauty by artists and scholars including Albrecht Dürer and Juan de Arfe y Villafane.

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DATE
24 July 2010|23 Jan. 2011
ADDRESS
West Building of the National Gallery of Art, Library Gallery G21
CITY
Washington, DC
( UNITED STATES )
ORGANIZED BY
National Gallery of Art
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