barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham

Tales of the City

From bustling alleys and intricate architectural detail, to sweeping panoramas of grand public celebrations and towering monuments, this display of prints and drawings captures the vibrancy and expansion of European cities from the 17th to the 19th century. 

Curated to mark the recent acquisition of two views of Paris after Thomas Girtin (right), it includes works by outstanding artists such as Piranesi, Charles Meryon and James Abott McNeill Whistler.

Working in Colour

A 400-year History of Prints and their Pigments

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On Paper

Prints and Drawings in Focus Talks

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11.30am and 1.15pm

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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867)

Portrait of a Woman, called ‘La Belle Ferronnière’