Pictures at an Exhibition

‘Portraits From the École des Beaux-Arts Paris’ at The Drawing Center

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Portrait of Agostino Mascardi, black, red, and white chalk on paper.


Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.

Today’s show: “Portraits from the École des Beaux-Arts Paris” is currently on view at The Drawing Center in New York until June 28. Forty works have been chosen from the Beaux-Arts de Paris’s collection and each week a different set of four portraits is hung in a specially-built room located in the center of The Drawing Center’s Main Gallery. The exhibition covers 400 years of portrait and emphasizes work from live models.

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