02 novembre 2008

"The Intimate Portrait" @ the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, New York

Attributed to Nathaniel Dance (1735–1811), Angelica Kauffman (c.1764–6). Graphite and watercolour; 132 x 113 mm. Collection National Gallery of Scotland NEW YORK, NY.- The first ever major UK exhibition to examine a fascinating but relatively unknown aspect of British portraiture will open at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery this autumn. The Intimate Portrait will explore the period between the 1730s and the 1830s – the heyday of British portraiture – when some of the country’s greatest artists produced beautifully worked... [Lire la suite]