Now Showing at the Boca Raton Museum: Romanticism to Modernism, Graphic Masterpieces from Piranesi to Picasso

GEORGES ROUAULT (French, 1871-1958), La Parade from Cirque de l’Étoile Filante (The Shooting Star Circus), 1935, etching with aquatint on paper, 11 3/4 x 10 7/16 inches. Permanent Collection 1999.138. Gift of Bernard J. and Florence F. Starkoff

Masterworks by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Francisco de Goya and Pablo Picasso are among the 65 fine prints displayed in this extraordinary exhibition celebrating prominent graphic masters of the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Now through June 19, 2011, this exceptional exhibition explores the artistic diversity and technical virtuosity of the greatest graphic artworks ever created.

Highlights of the exhibition include 21 notable graphic works by Picasso, etchings from Goya, and a compelling array of fine prints from masters such as Paul Cézanne, Pierre Auguste Renoir, James McNeil Whistler, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Joan Miró and Marc Chagall, among others. It’s an astounding look at the evolution of fine prints from the pioneers of the graphic genre.

Romanticism to Modernism, Graphic Masterpieces from Piranesi to Picasso is on display now through April 17, 2011 at the Boca Raton Museum of Art in Mizner Park. For more information, call 561.392.2500 or visit

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