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A Return to the Grand Tour: Micromosaic Jewels

August 1, 2019 - September 2, 2019

Free

View this extraordinary collection of exquisite, intricately crafted works of art—precious souvenirs designed for Grand Tour travelers of the mid-18th to late-19th centuries. The wide range of subjects depicted in these 92 works include Renaissance paintings, architecture, birds, animals, historical sites, landscapes, and portraits. Micromosaics created for Grand Tour travelers reflect the sophisticated pursuits of elite Europeans for whom travel was a rite of passage. From the Collection of Elizabeth Locke.

Details

Start:
August 1, 2019
End:
September 2, 2019
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.vmfa.museum/exhibitions/exhibitions/micromosaic-jewels/

Venue

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N Boulevard
Richmond,VA23220United States
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Phone:
8043401405
Website:
http://vmfa.museum/youth-studio/family/
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