Art November, 10 2009

Drawing Attention

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100 old master drawings from the Art Gallery of Ontario are currently on view in Drawing Attention at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Included are works from Renaissance Italy to 18th Century French and English watercolors, as well as masterpieces from Picasso and Matisse. It’s a lovely assemblage, on view through January 17, 2009.

Above is a detail of Thomas Gainsborough, Wooded Landscape with Herdsman and Cattle, 1775-1780.

More highlights from Drawing Attention after the jump.

Jean-Honore Fragonard, Charlemagne Leads Angelica away from Roland, Illustration for Orlando Furioso Canto I (6 – 9) by Ariosto, 1785.

Egon Schiele, Portrait of a Girl, 1917.

Edgar Degas, Grand Battement a la Seconde, 1885 -1890 (detail)