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Daumier (1808-1879): Visions of Paris – Exhibitions – Royal Academy of Arts

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until 26 January 2014

In The Sackler Wing of Galleries, Burlington House





“Unmissable” – The Guardian”


An exciting and astonishing exhibition, an aesthetic boxer’s blow to the heart” – London Evening Standard


A staunch believer in the Republican cause, a freethinker and chronicler of everyday life in turbulent 19th century Paris, Honoré Daumier lived during a pivotal time in France’s history. ‘Visions of Paris’ sets out to explore his legacy through 130 works, many of which have never been seen in the UK before, with a concentration on paintings, drawings, watercolours and sculptures.


Ursula O’Reilly Traynor‘s insight:

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