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Exhibitions Talk—True to Nature: Open-Air Painting in Europe, 1780–1870

  • Friday, February 14, 2020
  • 1:00 p.m.
  • West Building, Main Floor - Rotunda

Léon-François-Antoine Fleury, The Tomb of Caecilia Metella, c. 1830, oil on canvas, Gift of Frank Anderson Trapp, 2004.166.16

This introduction to the exhibition considers the role of small-scale oil sketches in the tradition of European landscape painting.