Enduring Shells

Enduring Shells:
Bivalves and Other Mollusks

On Display
September 18, 2010 to January 17, 2011


These drawings were rendered in sanguine on hand-prepared papers coated with calcium carbonate and tint, in tradition with studies made by Renaissance artists. The artist, Marla Coppolino of Groton, NY, spent nearly 4 years living in Italy to study materials and techniques of the Old Masters.