1 - 31 January 2010. The National Gallery of Ireland presents its famous 'Vaughan Collection' of watercolours by JMW Turner (1775-1851). The exhibition includes some of the artist's most striking watercolours painted during his later European tours: the Doge's Palace in Venice, Lake Lucerne, and the fortresses at Bellinzona in Switzerland. To compliment these works, the gallery is displaying 17th, 18th and 19th century silhouettes and miniatures painted in watercolour and enamel by artists such as John Comerford, Richard Crosse and William Grimaldi. Free admission.
Mon-Sat: 09.30-17.30 Thurs: 09.30-20.30 Sun: 12.00-17.30
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Turner: A Light in the Darkness: Watercolours & Silhouettes & Miniatures
Print Gallery, National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square/Clare Street, Dublin 2. Tel. +353 (0) 1 6615133