British Drawings from the National Gallery of Canada
15 Jul 2005 - 20 Nov 2005
The National Gallery of Canada is shining a spotlight on three centuries of superb draughtsmanship with British Drawings from the National Gallery of Canada, on display in the Prints, Drawings and Photographs Galleries from 15 July until 20 November. The exhibition features 114 works by the likes of William Hogarth, Benjamin West, Thomas Gainsborough, J.M.W. Turner, Samuel Palmer and Henry Moore. Covering the period from the early 18th century to the mid 20th century, the National Gallery’s collection of British drawings includes more than 800 works, including a number of outstanding watercolours from the Golden Age (1750-1850), as well as masterpieces of Romanticism, Pre-Raphaelitism and Modernism. British Drawings from the National Gallery of Canada celebrates the best of these.