Cambridge Nature Festival 2022

27th May – 30th June

True to Nature Art Exhibition: Open-air Painting in Europe 1780-1870

The Fitzwillam Museum Trumpington St, Cambridge

Eugène Decan (1829 - after 1894), Corot at his easel, Crècy-en-Brie, oil on canvas, The Fitzwilliam Museum, bequeathed by John Tillotson, 1984, received 1985, PD.132-1985 Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. An integral part of art education in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, open-air painting was a core practice for emerging artists …