Andrew Robison, Andrew W. Mellon Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings at the National Gallery of Art, an expert in the field of prints and drawings, and published scholar on the works of the 18th century inventive designer and printmaker, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, will speak on highpoints in the MFA collection.  Featured will be early impressions of etchings from Piranesi’s famous series, the Grotteschi, the Prisons, and Views of Rome and Paestum, as well as occasional examples of later impressions to illustrate differences for the collector. 

This is a private event for Print and Drawing Club members.


Giovanni Battista Piranesi, The Gothic Arch from the Carceri (Prisons), 1749–50, etching, first state, Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund, M25430