barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Categories and Caterpillars: Creepy Crawlies of the 1600s

Explore the history of categorisation and collections – from bugs to museums – through our fascinating print by Wenceslaus Hollar, with Becca Randle, Learning and Engagement Assistant. 

Sir William Orpen (1878-1931)

A Nude Girl Seated on a Bed

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Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948)

Merz V

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Théophile-Narcisse Chauvel (1831-1909)

Before the Storm near Moret (Avant L'Orage environs de Moret)

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Charles-François Daubigny (1817-1878)

Apple Tree at Auvers (Pommiers à Auvers)

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