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Exhibition Masters of European Drawing from the 16th to the 20th Century

from November 26, 2009 to February 22, 2010

The Georges Pébereau Collection

In addition to its many splendid examples of French drawing from the 17th to the 19th century, this collection also includes outstanding works from abroad, notably from Germany, Britain, Denmark and Italy.

This presentation highlights collector Georges Pébereau's remarkable donation of drawings by Costa, Castiglione, Honthorst, Brébiette, Vouet, Tiepolo, Boilly and Victor Hugo to the Louvre's Department of Prints and Drawings.

The result is a marvelous opportunity for a fresh insight into more than four centuries of European drawing.

Catalog edited by Carel van Tuyll and Louis Antoine Prat. A Somogy/Musée du Louvre Editions copublication.
With the generous support of Arjowiggins.

Organized by: Carel van Tuyll, director of the Department of Prints and Drawings; Dominique Cordellier, chief curator, Department of Prints and Drawings; and Louis Antoine Prat.

Practical information


Sully wing, 2nd floor, rooms 20–23


Included in the museum ticket: €9; €6 after 6 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday

Further information

Tel.: +33 (0)1 40 20 53 17