Drawing Institute Videos

Symposium: Piranesi Drawings: New Perspectives

The symposium is devoted to the drawings of the artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720–1778) and takes place in conjunction with the exhibition Sublime Ideas: Drawings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi on view at the Morgan from March 10 through June 4, 2023 and is presented by the Morgan Drawing Institute.

Symposium: Piranesi Drawings: New Perspectives, Part 1
Symposium: Piranesi Drawings: New Perspectives, Part 2
Symposium: Piranesi Drawings: New Perspectives, Q & A


Carel van Tuyll: Annibale Carracci at the Morgan: Drawings from the Artist's Final Period
Nicholas Penny: The Zoomorphic Mask
Noël Annesley: Collecting Drawings in the Twentieth Century: An Insider's Diary
William Robinson: Rembrandt’s “Indian Drawings” and His Later Work
William Barcham: Tiepolo's Chariot of the Sun in the Palazzo Clerici, Milan: Drawings and Pictorial Intervention
Mark Hallett: The Nomadic Eye: Traveling through Thomas Gainsborough's Landscapes
Alastair Laing: Boucher’s Drawings: Who, and What, Were They For?


"A Demand for Drawings: Five Centuries of Collecting" co-presented by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection and The Drawing Institute at The Morgan Library & Museum on Friday and Saturday, March 4–5, 2016.

Welcome and opening remarks from Colin B. Bailey, Director, The Morgan Library & Museum, and John Marciari, Charles W. Englehard Curator and Head of the Department of Drawings and Prints, The Morgan Library & Museum
Hugo Chapman: “Parallels, Patterns, and Reversals: The British Museum as a Template for Collecting Old Master Drawings”
Evelyn Karet: Collecting Old Master Drawings in Northern Renaissance Italy before Vasari: Motivations and Patterns…
Diana Dethloff: Peter Lely: Collecting in Seventeenth–Century England
Kristel Smentek: Pierre-Jean Mariette: The Collector as Historian
Welcome and Opening Remarks, Ian Wardropper and Inge Reist at The Frick Collection
Andrew Morrogh: Niccolò Gaddi and Giorgio Vasari
Michiel Plomp: Rembrandt and His Time
Carel van Tuyll: Queen Christina of Sweden’s Collection of Drawings
Charles Noble: The Early Dukes of Devonshire: Collectors of Drawings, 1680–1755
Jennifer Tonkovich: I still spent much more than I had planned: Buying Drawings at Jullienne’s 1767 Sale
Ann Percy: An Acquiring Mind: John S. Philips, a Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia Print Collector’s Taste for Drawings
Ger Luijten: Frits Lugt: Building a Collection
John Marciari: Janos Scholz and His Era
Philippe de Montebello interviews George Goldner