One of the biggest art exhibitions in years opens at the Art Gallery of Toronto...pictures?
SIGN SAYING BRITISH PAINTINGs
2 1/2 ft
PAINTING BY LAWRENCE CALLED ATHERLEY
7 1/2 ft
SIGN ON WALL PAINTING BY RAMSEY
16 1/2 ft
PAINTING OF DUKE KENT AS CHILD OWNED BY QUEEN DIRECTOR LOOKING AT IT
PAINTING OF JOANNA LEIGH
27 1/2 ft
PAINTING OF WOLFE'S DEATH
PAINTING OF WEST WHO PAINTED ABOVE PICTURE
GENERAL SHOT OF GALLERY AND PEOPLE
35 1/2 ft
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Background: One of the biggest art exhibitions in years opens at the Art Gallery of Toronto...pictures by eighteenth-century British artists that are now worth more than a million dollars. One of the works; Blackfriars Bridge, painted by W. Marlowe in seventeen-seventy. There are eighty-six canvasses in the showing by thirty British masters.....
A painting by Ramsay....the Duke of Kent of that time as a child. It's one of four masterpieces loaned by the queen, who is patron of the exhibition. This is the first time a reigning monarch has filled such a capacity for a British art show in Canada....
General Wolfe's death is depicted here by Benjamin West.......and this is a portrait by of West by Gilbert Charles Stuart, completed in seventeen-eighty-one....