William Holman Hunt, 'Our English Coasts, 1852 ('Strayed Sheep')' 1852
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Pre-Raphaelite Vision: Truth to Nature

12 February – 8 May 2004

This exhibition is devoted to the revolutionary approach to landscape painting introduced to Britain in the 1850s by a group of young artists known as the Pre-Raphaelites. It shows how the landscapes of John Everett Millais, William Holman Hunt, Ford Madox Brown and others were not only fired by a passion for the natural world, but also deeply rooted in the scientific and religious ideas of the day, and the theories of John Ruskin.

Pre-Raphaelite Vision: Truth to Nature is an exhibition devoted to the purest form of Pre-Raphaelitism. It will open your eyes to the radical nature of artists whom you may think you know well.


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12 February – 8 May 2004