The Plague-stricken Animals (from the Fables of La Fontaine), 1731, Jean-Baptiste Oudry, brush and black ink, gray wash, heightened with white gouache. The J. Paul Getty Museum

Reading Between the Lines: Drawing Illustrations

GETTY CENTER

Daily, through September 15

The Getty Center


Free | No ticket required


The illustration of written texts has provided artists with inspiration, and gainful employment, across the centuries. Presenting some of the most beautifully finished drawings and watercolors in the Getty collection, this exhibition explores illustration as a branch of artistic production in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.


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