The National Gallery of Art is pleased to announce recent acquisitions augmenting its collections of paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, illustrated books, and photographs. Among them are the Gallery’s first paintings by Jean-Léon Gérôme and Cornelis Bega; a rare Florentine red wax relief after a model attributed to Massimiliano Soldani-Benzi; the first printed book illustrated by an Italian artist; and important old master drawings by Lattanzio Gambara and Alessandro Magnasco.

The Gallery also acquired two major sculptures by Robert Smithson; its first works by renowned photographer Sally Mann; a landmark photograph by Edward Weston; a portfolio of photogravures by Al Taylor; and Jasper Johns’ 1997 edition print Green Angel 2, along with 13 related proofs and six related copperplates.

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