Žibuntas Mikšys old prints’ collection

Alongside the collection of contemporary prints and drawings, the Lithuanian artist Žibuntas Mikšys (1923–2013), who lived in Paris, donated to Vilnius University Library his collection of old prints. This collection is supplemented by old prints collected by the artist who lived in France, Johnny Friedlaender (1912–1992). The overall collection consists of 141 prints that are made by artists from Western Europe and Poland, varying from the 11th century copper engravings to lithographies of the 19th century.

Eminent artists: French – Jean Pierre Norblin, Paul Gavarni, Leon Sabatier; Dutch – Cornelis Visscher, Jan Weenix; German – Michael Wolgemut, Gottfried Leigel; Flemish – Pieter II de Jode, Polish – Jan Lewicki.