Monday, 3 August 2015

Classical Ideal

Sir John Soane's Museum in London is currently showing Drawn from the Antique: Artists & the Classical Ideal, a major exhibition first launched at the Teylers Museum in the Netherlands. This is the Sloane Museum's largest international loan show to date, bringing together works from ten leading museums in Europe and North America. The exhibition examines the influence of classical sculptures on 500 years of European art from the Renaissance to the 19th Century. Shown is William Daniels' Self-Portrait with Casts: The Image Seller (c.1850). The exhibition runs until 26 September, admission free (CLICK).


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