Giorgio Vasari, Salvator Rosa, Giambattista Tiepolo

Italian Master Drawings from the Collection

October 26, 2019 – March 1, 2020

Explore highlights from the Wadsworth’s important collection of Italian drawings from the Renaissance to the Rococo period. Rarely seen works of art by iconic masters such as Giorgio Vasari, Salvator Rosa, and Giambattista Tiepolo are on view in this unique installation, which introduces recent acquisitions and some of the latest discoveries about the Italian drawings collection. 

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Images: Giorgio Vasari, Descent from the Cross, c. 1550. Pen and ink wash, and chalk, on paper. Purchased through the gift of James Junius Goodwin; Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, The Holy Family, 1754-62. Pen and brown ink wash on paper. The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection; Salvator Rosa, A Warrior Falling from his Horse, c. 1652. Pen and ink, ink wash, and chalk. The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund.