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Exhibition - Place on Stone: Nineteenth-Century Landscape Lithographs

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Place on Stone: Nineteenth-Century Landscape Lithographs

January 13 - September 23, 2018

Please Note: The Zimmerli is closed to the public during the month of August.

Start Time: Saturday, January 13, 2018 12:00 AM
End Time: Saturday, September 22, 2018
Location: Voorhees Hall Incl Zimmerli Art Museum
Address: 71 Hamilton Street
Campus: College Avenue
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: Free
Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
Category: Art
Web Site: http://www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu/volpe-gallery/place-stone-nineteenth-century-landscape-lithographs
Contact Name: Theresa Watson
Contact Email: press@zimmerli.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7237
Additional Information:

PLEASE NOTE MUSEUM HOURS: T-F, 10am- 4:30pm. Sat-Sun, Noon-5pm. 1st Tues of most months, 10am-9pm.

Museum is closed Mondays, major holidays, and the month of August.

FREE Admission.

The invention and rapid growth of the printmaking medium of lithography over the course of the nineteenth century coincided with a similar expansion and development of landscape as an independent artistic subject. This exhibition of British and French landscape prints features examples by early lithographic masters, including Richard Cooper and Antoine Mongin, as well as dazzling color landscapes from the 1890s by Henri Rivière and Edouard Vuillard. Selected from the Zimmerli’s collection of nineteenth-century graphic arts, the exhibition demonstrates the remarkable technical and aesthetic approaches to portraying the landscape that characterize the innovative art of the 1800s.

Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Visitors,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Prospective Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public,  Parents & Families