Petra, April 14, 1858 (detail), 1858, Edward Lear. Pen and brown ink with watercolor and gouache over black chalk on blue paper. The J. Paul Getty Trust

Artists on the Move: Journeys and Drawings


West Pavilion, Plaza Level

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Why did artists leave their homes behind? How did they use the medium of drawing to record their journeys? And how did mobility impact their draftsmanship? This exhibition, featuring works by Canaletto, Gauguin, Rubens, and Van Gogh, explores such questions through a selection of European drawings from the Museum’s permanent collection, spanning from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries.

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