English painting exhibition at Luxembourg Museum

Sep-11-2019 Jan-15-2020

EXHIBITION/MUSEUM

Musée du Luxembourg

English painting exhibition at Luxembourg Museum

Sep

11

2019
Jan

15

2020

The Luxembourg Museum organize an exhibition to the golden age of English painting and the beginnings of the Royal Arts Academy

The Luxembourg Museum organize an exhibition to the golden age of English painting and the beginnings of the Royal Arts Academy, to discover from September 11, 2019 to January 15, 2020. Fifty years of English paintings and exceptional artists will be honored this autumn at the Musée du Luxembourg. This exhibition, built from the masterpieces of Tate Britain, highlights a landmark period in the history of painting in England, from the years 1760 to 1820 approximately. It intends to draw a panorama that allows to grasp all the originality and diversity. She leads the visitor from the foundation of the Royal Academy, with artists such as Reynolds and Gainsborough, to the new turn that began in the early nineteenth century, including Turner. The public will rediscover the great classics of British art, too rarely presented in France. This exhibition is organized by Réunion des Musées Nationaux - Grand Palais in partnership with Tate.
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