Thursday, June 20, 2013
The Human Position: Old Masters Works from the Collection exhibition opens featuring paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from the Nasher Museum’s permanent collection, including works by Albrecht Dürer, Vicente Carducho, François Gérard, Daniel Seghers and others. Covering five centuries of art history and a range of styles and themes, these works illustrate the technical proficiency of Old Master artists through moving religious scenes, detailed portraits, evocative landscapes and meticulous still lifes. IMAGE: Pieter van Slingeland, attributed, Allegorical Portrait of a Lady (detail), c. 1675. Oil on canvas, 20 1/8 x 15 1/8 inches (51.1 x 38.4 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC, USA. Gift in honor of Marilyn M. Segal by her family, 1998.22.10. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.