05/03/2022 - 08/29/2022
True to Nature Open-air painting in Europe 1780-1870
The Fitzwilliam Museum, 3rd May-29th August 2022, Free Entry.
True to Nature unites, for the first time, over one hundred and twenty luminous open-air paintings from the remarkable collections of The Fondation Custodia in Paris, The National Gallery of Art in Washington, and The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, together with a distinguished private collection of oil sketches, never before seen in public. The exhibition reveals the evolution of plein air painting across Europe in the nineteenth-century.
Ⓒ Johann Carl Neumann, Sand Dunes at Skagen Beach. Oil on paper, mounted on canvas, 25.2 x 37.9 cm. Foundation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris, inv. no. 2015-S.4