Review:Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne’s Watercolours of Rome, British Museum

This display of watercolours reveal an artist who was under-appreciated in his time and celebrates his talent for capturing the beauty of Rome.  As well as being a celebration of Towne’s work as a watercolour artist, 2016 also marks the 200th anniversary since the artist gifted his work to the British Museum in 1816. Many of the… Read More

Now on at… The British Museum: Light, Time Legacy

This latest free display at the British Museum focuses on Francis Towne’s watercolours of Rome in the 18th century.  Many of the watercolours that are on display at the British Museum by the British artist have not been seen together since 1805, making this a rare opportunity to see them side-by-side. This group of pictures… Read More