Athenaeum Gallery Presents Timeless Tradition

By Editorial Team on June 8, 2021

Thu, 20 May 2021 - Sun, 27 June 2021

Bruce I. Campbell, (detail), oil on canvas, 2013, based on original: Favorite of the Emir, Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant, oil on canvas, 1879.
Artists Talk: Sunday, June 13 from 1pm to 3pm

The copyist program at the National Gallery of Art offers a unique opportunity for artists to study the techniques of old masters through intimate study in the galleries. This exhibit presents the work of members of this program alongside a color photo of the original and an artist’s statement explaining why the work was chosen and what was learned through copying.

The National Gallery of Art Copyists include: Sarah Bentley, Kathleen Carroll, Bruce Campbell, Amelia Cheuk, Gillian Collins, Sonia Gadra, Alice Kale, Christopher Madden, Lillian Mason, Theresa Miller, Robert O’Brien, Tanya Roland, Robin Rosner, Tom Semmes, Ann Wallace

* Master Art Copyists is not sponsored by the National Gallery of Art

Gallery Hours:

  • Thursday – Sunday: 12pm to 4pm

Athenaeum is located at 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA. Fore more information, visit