Vern Swanson

  • “Old Master Drawings”

    A selection of European drawings of the 16th through the 19th centuries on loan from the collections of R. M. Light and Company of Boston and Scottsdale and the Helene C. Seiferheld Gallery, Inc., of New York. The 31 works shown demonstrate a wide variety of media ranging from the detailed pen and bistre Study Sheet of Trees by the 17th century Italian, Donato Creti, to the mottled wash drawing of In­terior With Brawling Peasants from the hand of Lambert Doomer (Flemish, 1622–1700). Certainly, many of the drawings were intended simply as observation notes, as in the 16th century Italian Jacopo