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William Etty – Art and Controversy

25 June, 2011 – 22 January, 2012 This major exhibition took a fresh look at the works of York-born artist William Etty RA (1787-1849) and uncovered the reasons for his controversial reputation. It was the first comprehensive reassessment of his art for more than 50 years.

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Previous Exhibitions

BEYOND BLOOMSBURY: LIFE, LOVE AND LEGACY This major new exhibition, in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery and Sheffield Museums, explored the lives and works of an extraordinary group of writers, artists and thinkers, known as the Bloomsbury Group, who were active in England in the first half of the twentieth-century. Find out more YOUNG GAINSBOROUGH: REDISCOVERED […]

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