Exhibitions

The Grand Tour: Art and Travel, 1740–1914

September 20 to December 21, 2008

This exhibition examines the phenomenon of the Grand Tour, an extended period of travel that was popular with artists and wealthy tourists from the mid-eighteenth to the early-twentieth century. Works are drawn from the permanent collections of the IU Art Museum and the Lilly Library. 

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Image: Henry Bacon (American, 1839–1912). St. Mark’s Square (central panel from a triptych), 1881. Oil on canvas. Morton and Marie Bradley Memorial Collection, IU Art Museum 91.214