Finding an Audience: Nineteenth Century Drawings

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Finding an Audience: Nineteenth Century Drawings

Published on October 4, 2023

In the 19th century, artists made large and ambitious “exhibition watercolors” for public display that could hold their own with oil paintings. For private collectors, they also made smaller works. And sometimes, artists made personal drawings for a friend or family member.

This exhibition celebrates highly finished drawings that explore rich uses of color and complex compositions. It features Getty-collection works by Edgar Degas, John Martin, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, and JMW Turner, among others.

The exhibition takes place at the Getty Center, 1200 Getty Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049 from September 26, 2023 – January 7, 2024.

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