A new feature has been published on the CODART website. Sheldon and Leena Peck assembled a significant collection of seventeenth and eighteenth-century Dutch and Flemish drawings over the course of 40 years, which they donated to the Ackland Art Museum in 2017. About half of the gift is currently on show in the exhibition Drawn to Life. In this feature, guest curator Robert Fucci presents some of the highlights of the show and the research leading up to it.
“At the heart of the Peck collection is a large number of seventeenth-century Dutch drawings, many by major artists, including several significant sheets by Rembrandt. While already known to some, the Peck Collection has been long overdue for greater exposure. (…)” Continue reading…
Published monthly, the features provide information on new curatorial developments, current projects, collections of Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide, as well as insight into the work of the museum curator.
Last month’s feature was The Renaissance in the North: New Prints and Perspectives by Brooks Rich. To browse all features, visit codart.nl/features.