A British Sentiment

Landscape Drawings and Watercolors 1750-1950 from the collection of John Harbold

March 3–April 15, 2017 

This exhibition considers the nature of landscsape drawings and watercolors by British artists from the middle of the eighteenth through the middle of the twentieth centuries, with particular emphasis on the picturesque. It features more than sixty works in graphite, charcoal, ink, and watercolor on paper by a wide range of artists associated with the British watercolor socieites. The exhibition considers the themes of national identity, the Grand Tour and domestic tourism, and the picturesque. The exhibition is curated by senior art history majors Olivia Falcey, Caroline Fallon, Christopher Guy, Xiaoqi Huang, Taylor Hunkins, Joelle Paull, Claire Paulsen, Lexi Tobash, Sophie Weinstein, and Jackson Zyontz.