The Duffy Study Room holds approximately 25,000 prints, 8,000 drawings and watercolors, and 5,000 photographs. Prints and drawings range from the 15th century to the present, and photographs span the history of the medium. Particular strengths are in early modernism, including German Expressionism, and American works of the 19th and early 20th centuries. The Gallery has extraordinary prints by the two greatest Old Master printmakers, Albrecht Dürer and Rembrandt van Rijn, and a broad range of Italian, French, and Netherlandish drawings. Since the 1970s, the Gallery has been actively acquiring photographs, and the collection includes significant groups of works by Eugène Atget, Berenice Abbott, Walker Evans, and Robert Adams.

Colorful prints and drawings (some on easels) are on a large table in a room. In the distance, a large group of people gather in discussion, looking at the artwork on the far end of the table

Make an Appointment

The Duffy Study Room is located on the fourth floor of the Gallery and is open by appointment to individuals, classes, and groups of up to 15 people on Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. To schedule a visit, contact us at least two weeks in advance with a selection of up to 15 objects.

To find objects you can explore, search the collection and filter your results to prints, drawings, and photographs that are viewable by appointment.

Prints and Drawings

For information about teaching from the collection, contact Isabelle Sagraves, the Florence B. Selden Fellow ( Research inquiries about specific prints or drawings can be directed to Suzanne Greenawalt, Senior Museum Assistant (


For information about teaching from the collection, viewing objects by appointment, or research inquiries about specific photographs, email

Door to Prints and Drawing Study Room