MASTERPIECES FROM THE COLLECTION OF PRINTS AND DRAWINGS OF THE NATIONAL GALLERY IN PRAGUE (1800-1945)

The exhibition concept is based on a scholalry publication 101/ II. - Masterpieces from the Collection of Prints and Drawings of the National Gallery in Prague. It is a selection of 101 works on paper dated between 1800 and 1945, which are being presented in this comprehensive form for the first time.

The most famous artists and founding figures of this country are represented here: Josef Bergler, Antonín Blazer, Karel Postl, Antonín and Josef Mánes, Julius Mařák, Mikoláš Aleš, František Ženíšek; the foreign artists include Caspar David Friedrich, Jean Dominique Ingres, Adolf Menzl, Théodore Géricault. The period around 1900 is represented by Jakub Schikaneder, Jan Preisler, Alfons Mucha, František Bílek, Giovanni Segantini, Edvard Munch, Max Liebermann or Gustav Klimt. The renowned so-called French collection contains works by Paul Gauguin, Auguste Rodin, Pablo Picasso and André Derain. Famous works by František Kupka and Egon Schiele are also present. The Czech artists of the first half of the 20th century include Josef Váchal, Bohumil Kubišta, Jan Zrzavý, Otto Gutfreund, Josef Čapek, Emil Filla, Josef Šíma, Jindřich Štyrský, Toyen, and other masters of drawing and graphic arts.

Date and time of the event: May 26, 2010 - Sep 5, 2010

Place of the event: Národní galerie v Praze - Veletržní palác