|Pompeo Batoni (1708-1787)
‘Hugely enjoyable’ – Richard Dorment, ‘The Daily Telegraph’
Don’t miss your chance to discover the work of an artist who was the most celebrated painter in 18th-century Rome. At the height of the Grand Tour era, British aristocrats flocked to Batoni’s studio to be painted on their travels. This exhibition features some of the most memorable images of the men, women – and dogs – of the period, along with religious and mythological works.
Late opening until 9pm, with exhibition talks, live music and bar
Wednesdays 7 and 14 May (half-price admission from 6pm)
Saturday 17 May
‘Pompeo Batoni’ runs until 18 May.
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Detail from Pompeo Batoni, ‘Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn, 4th Bt., Thomas Apperley, and Captain Edward Hamilton’, 1768-72 © Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales (NMW A 78)