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Gallery Talk: The Rise of Romantic Sculpture

August 17, 2017
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

Romantic sculpture developed in the early 19th century and is characterized by coloristic effects, modern and medieval subject matter, and the use of plaster as a finished form. Join Alyse Muller, Research Associate in European Painting and Sculpture, to discuss several significant Romantic sculptures in the collection.

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Auguste Préault. Le Silence, 1842/43. Robert Allerton and Harry and Maribell Blum endowments; through prior acquisitions of Howard Van Doren Shaw.