Wednesday, June 20, 2018

James M. Reed Print Collection now at the Fairfield University Art Museum

Léopold Flameng after Eugène Delacroix, St. Sébastien secouru, ca. 1870s. Etching. Fairfield University Art Museum, Gift of James Reed, 2017. (2017.35.668)
FAIRFIELD, CONN.- The Fairfield University Art Museum in Fairfield, Connecticut, announces the major gift of the James M. Reed Print Collection. Assembled over several decades by artist, collector and master printer James Reed, the collection, which will be given in its entirety, consists of over 1,500 prints spanning the 16ththrough the early 21stcenturies. The great strength of the Reed collection is 19th-century French etching and lithography. Géricault, Delacroix, Daumier, Manet, Redon, and Fantin-Latour are among the major artists of the period represented. Over 30 old master prints dating from the 16th-18thcenturies are also included. [More]