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Works on loan to the Art Institute of Chicago | Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690 – 1840
Tuesday, March 17, 2015–Sunday, June 7, 2015
The Center is the largest institutional lender to this single-venue exhibition. Twenty-seven works from the collection are on display among three hundred objects that showcase the rich variety of Irish art from the long eighteenth century.
Some of the works from the Paul Mellon Collection include Francis Wheatley’s The Salmon Leap, Leixlip (1783, oil on canvas); Adam Buck’s The Artist and his Family (1813, watercolor, ink, and graphite on paper); a bound volume of watercolor maps by John Rocque (A Survey of the Man[o]r of Graney, 1758); and Pompeo Batoni’s James Caulfeild, fourth Viscount Charlemont (Later first Earl of Charlemont) (1753–56, oil on canvas).
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