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Exploring Lines – The Drawings of Sir James Thornhill

July 1 - July 22

A display illustrating the work of Sir James Thornhill, and his process of developing and drawing intricate designs for his mural paintings.

Runs from 22nd July 2021

Sir James Thornhill was one of the most renowned artists of early 18th-century Britain whose mural paintings adorned the walls and ceilings of prestigious buildings throughout the country. Focusing on the role that drawing played in Thornhill’s practice, this display explores how he used sketches and more considered worked-up designs to develop his creative ideas.

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Victoria & Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
London, SW7 2RL
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