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Image Credit: courtesy of William Henry Hunt and The Courtauld Institute
Image Credit: courtesy of William Henry Hunt and The Courtauld Institute

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William Henry Hunt: Country People at The Courtauld Gallery

An exhibition of celebrated 19th century artist William Henry Hunt's lesser known work

24 July 2017 – 17 September 2017 | Visit website

William Henry Hunt was a 19th century watercolour and pencil artist whose still lifes were very popular during his lifetime. Country People is a collection of lesser known studies of rural figures from Hunt - a Londoner who extensively documented the British countryside.

The Courtauld Gallery's exhibition is a fascinating look at the changing nature of rural life during a time of rapid social and agricultural development.

Country People is at The Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House, until September 17. Tickets are £10.50.
 

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