press release

The first in a series of Israel Museum exhibitions showcasing private art collections that were donated to public institutions, this exhibition explores the collection of Nicolas II Esterhazy (1765-1833), a patron of the arts whose collection found its permanent home at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest. The exhibition will focus on 16th – 18th century prints and drawings of the German, Italian, French and Netherlandish schools, and features works by Carracci, Cranach, Durer, Fragonard, Poussin, Raphael, Rembrandt, Tiepolo, and Veronese, among others.

The Prince and the Paper
Masterworks from the Esterhazy Collection
Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
Kuratorin: Meira Perry-Lehmann

Künstler: Annibale Carracci, Lucas Cranach, Albrecht Dürer, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Nicolas Poussin, Raffael , Rembrandt van Rijn, Paolo Veronese