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Architectural Renderings in the Beaux Arts Style

February 17 – March 23, 1998

McPherson Library Gallery

This was the first ever exhibition of architectural renderings by Maurice A. German. It was a “treasure of draughtsmanship.” The works, which include renderings of Michelangelo’s marble sculptures and studies of Victoria’s Legislative Buildings, were done with Chinese ink and water

About the Artist: Maurice A. German was born in 1905 in Gosport, England and passedin 1995. He was a perfectionist draughtsman and did not consider himself an artist. German drew copies of 19th century French architecture with particular attention to the laws of perspective.