Exhibition: Renaissance Watercolours

This exhibition runs from Sun, 20th Jun 2021 to Sun, 8th Aug 2021. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Sun,
25th Jul 2021  
(10am - 5:45pm)
Wed,
28th Jul 2021  
(10am - 5:45pm)
Thu,
29th Jul 2021  
(10am - 5:45pm)
Fri,
30th Jul 2021  
(10am - 5:45pm)
Sat,
31st Jul 2021  
(10am - 5:45pm)
Sun,
1st Aug 2021  
(10am - 5:45pm)
Wed,
4th Aug 2021  
(10am - 5:45pm)

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Cost: Free of Charge


This display presents for the first time watercolour during the Renaissance as a unified art form, highlighting its versatility and pivotal role in understanding, interpreting and documenting the natural world.

During the Renaissance, an era of expanding horizons and cultural exchange, watercolour flourished across Europe, Asia and the Americas. Its versatility, portability and immediacy made it ideal for painting directly from life. It was also widely used for designs, copies, modelli and cartoons. However, the Renaissance watercolour has never been considered as a coherent artistic genre and due to their light sensitivity, watercolours are seldom put on permanent display.

This display will therefore be a rare opportunity to experience these delicate objects.


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website


Location

Victoria and Albert Museum,

Cromwell Road, London,
SW7 2RL

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