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Prints and Drawings (Room 90)
1400 – present day
The British Museum holds the national collection of Western prints and drawings, which comprises approximately 50,000 drawings and over two million prints dating from the beginning of the fifteenth century up to the present day.
Changing displays highlight selected items from the collection, while other works on paper may be requested and viewed in the Study Room.
The collection ranges from great masterpieces by such important artists as Albrecht Durer, Michelangelo, Raphael, Rembrandt and Goya to historical, satirical and topographical prints and printed ephemera.