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ยป The Lure of the Antique

The Lure of the Antique

20th April - 5th August 2007


This selection of drawings from the 16th and 17th century captured the fascination with the classical antique and revealed how artists, such as Rubens, Claude, Naldini and Pirro Ligorio, have drawn from the antique to develop their own distinct styles.





The Belvedere torso in three views

Roman, mid XVI century
(Pen and brown ink - Guise Bequest 1765)

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