Impressions in Ink: Prints From the Arthur Ross Collection

An exhibition opening in January at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery will feature 30 prints by French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artists, chosen from the collection of the gallery’s founder Arthur Ross.

The exhibition, “Impressions in Ink: Prints from The Arthur Ross Collection,” opens Jan. 13 and runs through March 25. All the works will be lent from The Arthur Ross Collection at Yale University Art Gallery. Artists include Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin, Edouard Manet, Henri Matisse, Camille Pissarro, Auguste Renoir and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

The exhibition is curated by Lynn Marsden-Atlass, Arthur Ross Gallery executive director and University Curator. A national symposium on19th-century print making related to the exhibition will be held on March 15.

Additional support is provided by J & AR Foundation, the Patron’s Circle of the Arthur Ross Gallery, the Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation, the Philadelphia Cultural Fund and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.


35TH Anniversary Symposium: Impressions in Ink

Thursday, March 15 | 1:30-6 p.m.


André Dombrowski, Associate Professor, History of Art, University of Pennsylvania

Lynn Marsden-Atlass, Arthur Ross Gallery Executive Director and University Curator, University of Pennsylvania 


Suzanne Boorsch, The Robert L. Solley Curator of Prints and Drawings, Yale University Art Gallery

S. Hollis Clayson, Bergen Evans Professor in the Humanities, Northwestern University​

Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby, Professor, Art History, University of California, Berkeley

Jeremy Melius, Assistant Professor, Art and Art History, Tufts University

To register, contact Meg Pendoley:  215.898.2083


Related Programs:

Thursday, Jan. 25 | 5:30 p.m.

A conversation with Penn’s Kaja Silverman, Sachs Professor in Contemporary Art, and photographer/artist Clifford Ross

Tuesday, Jan. 30 and Friday, March 16 |1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Art Reset discussion with Penn alumna Lauren Altman, MFA ‘18

Saturday, Feb. 10 | 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Printmaker pop-up market

"First Wednesdays," Feb. 7 and March 7|12:00 p.m.

12 @ 12: Join us for an inspiring gallery talk in 12-minutes flat!


The Arthur Ross Gallery

The Arthur Ross Gallery is located at 220 S. 34th St., Philadelphia (in Penn’s Fisher Fine Arts Library building), and is free and open to the public.  

Hours: Weekdays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Weekends 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed Mondays.

Additional information is available at or 215.898.2083.


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