18th Century

This short video explores Jean-Honoré Fragonard's iconic 1767 painting The Swing. 
Join curator Mary Morton on a tour of highlights from the exhibition True to Nature: Open-Air Painting in Europe, 1780–1870. Young artists of the late 18th and 19th centuries developed their skills…

In the dynamic world of 18th-century Europe, people, ideas, and artistic styles crossed national boundaries. Filled with masterful, opulent, and at times playful paintings and furnishings, salons…

In the dynamic world of mid-18th-century Europe, people, ideas and artistic styles crossed national boundaries.