Fabulous Beasts and Beautiful Creatures (drawn by Old Masters)

Submitted by Picture Gallery on February 23, 2017 - 16:34

Venue, Timing and Cost

Christ Church Picture Gallery
Friday, 24 February 2017 to Monday, 29 May 2017
Mon,Wed-Sat: 10.30am-1pm & 2-4.30pm; Sun: 2-4.30pm. CLOSED Tuesdays and between 1-2pm.
Adults - £4.00; Concessions and National Art Pass holders - £2.00; Free for members of the university.
A Dragon, a Moth and Other Studies

The charm of animals long predates the cat video and they have been subject of many old master drawings. From observation, artists rendered lions, horses, dogs and many more and created imaginary beasts from descriptions. Over thirty drawings with a variety of approaches will be on show, culminating in an in-focus display of our two drawings by the pioneering British animal artist Francis Barlow (c. 1624-1704).

Opening Times: October - May (closed Tuesdays & between 1-2pm)
Mon, Wed - Sat: 10.30am - 1pm & 2 - 4.30pm; Sun: 2 - 4.30pm

Further Information

Contact Details: 

Christ Church Picture Gallery
Entrance via Canterbury Gate at Oriel Square
Oxford, OX1 1DP
01865 276172

Visual Arts