Exhibition

Reading Drawings

21 Jan 2017 – 29 May 2017

Event times

Daily 10am – 6pm (last admission 5.30pm)

Cost of entry

Adults: £7.00
Concessions: £6.00
Children 18 years and under: Free
National Art Pass: Free
Students (UK and International): Free

The Courtauld Gallery

London, United Kingdom

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Travel Information

  • Charing Cross/Temple/Holborn
  • Waterloo/Charing Cross

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A selection of drawings from The Courtauld Gallery’s collection demonstrates the reasons and circumstances behind annotations on drawings, from straightforward signatures to lengthy captions, invented languages and records of ownership.

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Inscriptions on drawings reveal essential information regarding their authorship, dating, subject, purpose and provenance. A selection of drawings from The Courtauld Gallery’s collection demonstrates the reasons and circumstances behind annotations on drawings, from straightforward signatures to lengthy captions, invented languages and records of ownership.

Artists and collectors often had no reservations about writing on their works, as evidenced by this display, ranging from the sixteenth through early twentieth centuries. 

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