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Set in Stone: Lithography in France, 1815-1900

December 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

free

This exhibition of more than 120 works, almost exclusively chosen from the Zimmerli’s rich collection of 19th-century French graphic arts, presents a survey of French lithography from its establishment in Paris around 1815 through the end of the century.

 

Invented in Munich in 1796, the new printmaking medium of lithography introduced a simpler, faster, and more economical means of producing all types of printed matter. By the 1820s, Paris had emerged as a major center of artistic lithography as the medium was taken up by both established and rising artists. Museum Hours: T-F, 10am- 4:30pm. Sat-Sun, Noon-5pm. 1st Tues of most months, 10am-9pm. The museum is closed Mondays, major holidays, and the month of August. Free Admission.

Details

Date:
December 14, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
free
Event Category:

Venue

Zimmelri Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 United States

Organizer

Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Phone:
848-932-7237
Email:
press@zimmerli.rutgers.edu
Website:
http://www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu
       

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