Museum tour: Visions of Fancy: George Romney, 18th-Century Paintings and Drawings

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

This exhibition will showcase society portraits and innovative drawings by leading 18th-Century British artist George Romney. In an age where social media creates people's portraiture, this exhibit provides unique insight into the style of elegance and informality that won him a prestigious client list. Although he was best known for gorgeous oil paintings, his sketches and drawings reveal the hand of a powerful, sensitive and innovative draftsman. Alongside examples of portraits, Visions of Fancy features a rare bound sketchbook showing figures in spontaneous motion on each page.

Reservations are recommended, but not required.



1406 Kirby Dr.
Houston, TX 77019


$8 for adults; $5 for senior adults and students with ID; $4 for MFAH members.
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