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The Metropolitan Museum owns approximately 11,000 drawings and 1.5 million prints, focusing almost exclusively on works of graphic art produced after the Middle Ages in Western Europe and in North America. The collection is particularly known for its Italian and French artists of the fifteenth through nineteenth century, including works by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Ingres and Gauguin, and Northern prints, including works by Albrecht Dürer and Rembrandt. Also in the department's care are more than twelve thousand illustrated books and a comprehensive collection of designs for Renaissance and Baroque architecture and the decorative arts.
Above: Detail, Cottage among Trees, 1648–50; Rembrandt (Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn) (Dutch, 1606–1669); Dutch; H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.939)

Drawings and Prints - Special Exhibitions Metropolitan Museum of Art

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The Metropolitan Museum owns approximately 11,000 drawings and 1.5 million prints, focusing almost exclusively on works of graphic art produced after the Middle Ages in Western Europe and in North America. The collection is particularly known for its Italian and French artists of the fifteenth through nineteenth century, including works by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Ingres and Gauguin, and Northern prints, including works by Albrecht Dürer and Rembrandt. Also in the department's care are more than twelve thousand illustrated books and a comprehensive collection of designs for Renaissance and Baroque architecture and the decorative arts.
Above: Detail, Cottage among Trees, 1648–50; Rembrandt (Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn) (Dutch, 1606–1669); Dutch; H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.939)

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