Exhibition: Great British Drawings
Great British Drawings from the Ashmolean Museum opens at Princeton University Art Museum on Saturday, July 1.
Selected entirely from the holdings of the world’s oldest university museum and heralded as “A treasure chest of gorgeous surprises” by The Times of London, this exhibition provides a rich and deeply varied survey of the drawing tradition in Britain. Great British Drawings showcases over 100 works by some of Britain’s greatest artists from Thomas Gainsborough and J. M. W. Turner to Dante Gabriel Rossetti and David Hockney.
Great British Drawings closes September 17.
Image credit: John Sell Cotman, British, 1782–1842. A Ruined House, ca. 1807–10. Watercolour over graphite on paper. The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Image © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford