CANCELLED: Director’s Circle Exhibition Preview
The Splendor of Germany: 18th-Century Drawings from the Crocker Art Museum
Sunday, April 5, 2020
3:30 – 5 PM
Director's Circle members are invited to an exclusive preview of The Splendor of Germany: 18th-Century Drawings from the Crocker Art Museum following a lecture by curator William Breazeale, Ph.D.
To register for this event, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (916) 808-7843 by March 30, 2020.
Trained at the National Gallery of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Crocker Art Museum Curator William Breazeale is the organizer of many exhibitions including The Language of the Nude: Four Centuries of Drawing the Human Body, A Pioneering Collection: Master Drawings from the Crocker Art Museum, and Reuniting the Masters: European Drawings from West Coast Collections. With a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland and a dissertation on Italian sketchbooks, he is the author of articles for Master Drawings including "Old Masters in Old California: the Origins of the Drawings Collection at the Crocker Art Museum," "Nature and a new drawing by Otto Marseus van Schrieck," and "Two Small Heads by Giulio Romano in the collection of the Crocker Art Museum." In addition to coordinating major exhibition catalogues, he has organized exhibitions on Italian paintings and European and American prints for the Crocker, as well as serving as coordinating curator for many loan exhibitions hosted at the Museum, including 2015's The Age of Albrecht Dürer: German Drawings from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris.
Johann Georg Bergmüller, Saint Martin Appealing to the Virgin, 1715. Pen and dark brown ink, brush and brown and grayish-brown washes and blue, pink, brownish-red, magenta watercolor, white pinkish, red opaque watercolor, over black chalk, 34.2 x 30.2 cm. Crocker Art Museum, E. B. Crocker Collection 1871.60