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An American in London: Whistler And The ThamesOver 70 objects relating to the American artist James Whistler go on display at the Dulwich Picture Gallery when it hosts an autumn exhibition of paintings from his first sojourn in the capital which began in 1859. The first major exhibition in London dedicated to this period of Whistler's life, An American in London: Whistler and the Thames showcases paintings, etchings and drawings produced between 1859 and 1903 and includes many of his most famous scenes of London and the Thames. Familiar London landmarks include the River Thames, Chelsea, Battersea Bridge and Wapping, the painting of which Whistler kept secret from rivals such as Courbet for fear that his ideas would be stolen.

 

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Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated collections of European Old Master paintings. Works by Rubens, Poussin, Van Dyck, Rembrandt, Watteau and Gainsborough contribute to the collection of European Old Master paintings spanning the 1600s and 1700s. More about Dulwich Picture Gallery

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An American in London: Whistler And The Thames  Brown and Silver: Old Battersea Bridge, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, courtesy Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts  

   
An American in London: Whistler And The Thames - Brown and Silver: Old Battersea Bridge, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, courtesy Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts

An American in London: Whistler And The Thames Brown and Silver: Old Battersea Bridge, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, courtesy Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts 


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Sargent: The WatercoloursSargent: The WatercoloursSargent: The WatercoloursThis June, the Dulwich Picture Gallery hosts the first major UK exhibition of watercolours by John Singer Sargent. Sargent: The Watercolours brings together nearly 80 works from what is arguably the artist's greatest period of watercolour production, between 1900 and 1918. Renowned as the portraitist of his generation, Sargent mastered the medium o2017-09-21T00:00:00+01002017-10-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Dulwich Picture Gallery,   Gallery Road  Dulwich Village    SE21 7AD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICING  £15.50 Adult, £14.50 Senior citizens, £7 Unemployed, disabled, students
DATES  21st June to 8th October 2017
VENUE  Dulwich Picture Gallery 
This June, the Dulwich Picture Gallery hosts the first major UK exhibition of watercolours by John Singer Sargent. Sargent: The Watercolours brings together nearly 80 works from what is arguably the artist's greatest period of watercolour production, between 1900 and 1918. Renowned as the portraitist of his generation, Sargent mastered the medium o... More about this event
 
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Dulwich Picture Gallery,   Gallery Road  Dulwich Village    SE21 7AD
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Dulwich Picture Gallery,   Gallery Road  Dulwich Village    SE21 7AD
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Dulwich Picture Gallery,   Gallery Road  Dulwich Village    SE21 7AD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
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VENUE  Dulwich Picture Gallery 
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