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.
This exhibition features 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.
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Installing The Human Position
Nasher Museum exhibitions and programs are generously supported by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, the late Mary D.B.T. Semans and James H. Semans, the late Frank E. Hanscom III, The Duke Endowment, the Nancy Hanks Endowment, the Courtney Shives Art Museum Fund, the James Hustead Semans Memorial Fund, the Janine and J. Tomilson Hill Family Fund, the Trent A. Carmichael Fund for Community Education, the Neely Family Fund, the E. T. Rollins, Jr. and Frances P. Rollins Fund for the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, the Marilyn M. Arthur Fund, the Sarah Schroth Fund, the George W. and Viola Mitchell Fearnside Endowment Fund, the Gibby and Michael B. Waitzkin Fund, the K. Brantley and Maxine E. Watson Endowment Fund, the Victor and Lenore Behar Endowment Fund, the Margaret Elizabeth Collett Fund, the Nasher Museum of Art General Endowment, the Friends of the Nasher Museum of Art, and the Office of the President and the Office of the Provost, Duke University.