Works on Paper

One of the museum’s largest and most varied collections, our extraordinary European works on paper feature well-known artists and movements. Strengths include Old Master prints from the Netherlands, France, Germany, and Italy, and a growing collection of photographs by such artists as Julia Margaret Cameron, Peter Henry Emerson, and Henri Cartier-Bresson.

Piction collections thumbnails

Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528
Saint Jerome in his Study
1514
2013.7.1
Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471 - 1528
Saint Jerome in his Study
1514
2013.7.1
Louis Leopold Boilly, French, 1761 - 1845
Young Woman Reading in a Landscape (Jeune femme lisant dans un paysage)
1798
d.2003.19
Pierre Paul Prud'hon, French, 1758 - 1823
Diana Imploring Jupiter Not To Make Her Submit to Marry Hymen
about 1803
d.985.52
Pierre Paul Prud'hon, French, 1758 - 1823
Diana Imploring Jupiter Not To Make Her Submit to Marry Hymen
about 1803
d.985.52
Pierre Paul Prud'hon, French, 1758 - 1823
Diana Imploring Jupiter Not To Make Her Submit to Marry Hymen
about 1803
d.985.52
Dmitri Baltermants, Russian, 1912 - 1990
The moment before the explosion (but before reaction time)
negative about 1941-1945; print 2003
ph.2003.56.25
Dmitri Baltermants, Russian, 1912 - 1990
The moment before the explosion (but before reaction time)
negative about 1941-1945; print 2003
ph.2003.56.25
Rineke Dijkstra, Dutch, born 1959
Self Portrait, Marnixbad, Amsterdam
negative 1991; print 2002
ph.2004.52
Rineke Dijkstra, Dutch, born 1959
Self Portrait, Marnixbad, Amsterdam
negative 1991; print 2002
ph.2004.52
Rineke Dijkstra, Dutch, born 1959
Self Portrait, Marnixbad, Amsterdam
negative 1991; print 2002
ph.2004.52
Pablo Picasso, Spanish, 1881 - 1973
Blind Minotaur Led by a Young Girl, III (Minotaure aveugle guide par une fillette, III), from The...
November 4, 1934
pr.965.23.92
Pablo Picasso, Spanish, 1881 - 1973
Blind Minotaur Led by a Young Girl, III (Minotaure aveugle guide par une fillette, III), from The...
November 4, 1934
pr.965.23.92
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778
Veduta della Curia Ostilia (View of the Curia Ostilia) [The Temple of Claudius at the Church of SS....
published 1752
pr.977.24.36
Stanley William Hayter, English, 1901 - 1988
Story; from the portfolio Death of Hektor
1979
pr.980.253.6
Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes, Spanish, 1746 - 1828
Havoc of war (Estragos de la guerra), number 30 of 80; from the series The Disasters of War (Los...
1810-1820
pr.991.50.1.30
Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes, Spanish, 1746 - 1828
Havoc of war (Estragos de la guerra), number 30 of 80; from the series The Disasters of War (Los...
1810-1820
pr.991.50.1.30
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal), Italian, 1697 - 1768
La Libreria, V. (The Library, Venice), from the series Vedute Alter Prese Da I Luoghi Alter Ideate...
about 1740-1744
pr.997.5.37
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal), Italian, 1697 - 1768
La Libreria, V. (The Library, Venice), from the series Vedute Alter Prese Da I Luoghi Alter Ideate...
about 1740-1744
pr.997.5.37
Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, 1606 - 1669
Christ Crucified Between the Two Thieves: The Three Crosses
1653-about 1660
pr.997.5.93
Wassily Kandinsky, Russian, 1866 - 1944
Circling (Kreisen)
1924
w.966.1
Wassily Kandinsky, Russian, 1866 - 1944
Circling (Kreisen)
1924
w.966.1
Wassily Kandinsky, Russian, 1866 - 1944
Circling (Kreisen)
1924
w.966.1