John S. Newberry, Jr. '33 has presented a famous seventeenth-century Dutch drawing to Fogg Museum of Art in honor of the 70th birthday of Paul J. Sachs '00, professor of Fine Arts, Emeritus, and Honorary Curator of Drawings at the Museum, it was announced yesterday by the Museum.
Newberry lent the drawing, "View of Rhenen," to Fogg last year for the exhibition "Seventy Master Drawings." It gives a panoramic view of the old walled town of Rhenon, near Arnhem, with the spire of an ancient church on the right and the lower Rhine on the left. The work of Aelbert Cuyp, the drawing is considered large for its period.
"View of Rhenen" was brought to this country by Henry Adams '58 as part of a collection he built up while he was in Europe in the diplomatic service during the sixties.