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STUDYING NATURE: OIL SKETCHES FROM THE THAW COLLECTION
On View at The Morgan Library & Museum January 23 through August 30, 2009

Exhibition Focuses on the Artistry and Technique of the Sketch by Practitioners such as Valenciennes, Corot, and Constable

** Press Preview: Thursday, January 22, 2009 10 a.m. until noon **

New York, NY, November 19, 2008—Intimately scaled sketches made in oils and executed in nature are the subject of a new exhibition on view at The Morgan Library & Museum from January 23 through August 30, 2009. Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection presents more than twenty works drawn from the collection of Eugene V. and Clare Thaw, which chronicles the history of the genre in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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