The American Pre-Raphaelites: radical realists

National Gallery of Art, Washington, to 21 July 2019

An intelligent look at the way in which certain 19th century American artists followed John Ruskin's exhortation to make their art reflect "truth to nature". Work is included by painters like Thomas Charles Farrer, Wiliam John Hennesy and Joseph Decker (pictured). A thorough catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

April 10, 2019