25 May - 29 August 2010. General John Guise (1682 - 1765) was Christ Church Gallery's principal benefactor. He combined his distinguished military career with his passion for Old Master drawings, particularly war-associated scenes.
The 34 drawings in this exhibition were donated by Guise to his alma mater, and include compositional drawings of battle scenes by the Florentine artist Niccol
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The Firing Line: Depictions of Conflict in the Collection of General John Guise
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