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L’appel de l’Italie: artistes français et nordiques dans la péninsule

The allure of Italy: French and northern European artists in the peninsula Exhibition: 4 November 2006 - 4 February 2007

See the museum webpage on the exhibition. (Click through the three pages of text and the selection of images.)

Part of a collaborative project of seven French museums on their holdings in Italian drawings. The contribution of the Musée de Grenoble consists not of drawings by Italian artists but of sheets by artists from France and northern Europe working in Italy. Includes work by Rubens and van Dyck as well as Bamboccianti like Pieter van Laer and Karel Dujardin, Bartholomeus Breenbergh, Herman Swanevelt and Jan Asselijn in addition to a choice of French and German colleagues.