Studying Nature Exhibition

STUDYING NATURE: OIL SKETCHES FROM THE THAW COLLECTION

Press release date: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008

On View at The Morgan Library & Museum January 23 through August 30, 2009

** 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.