Past exhibitions and programs

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Jules Dalou, Woman Reading (La Liseuse) (detail), 1873, terracotta, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Museum Works of Art Fund
Exhibitions

Dalou in England: Portraits of Womanhood, 1871–1879

June 11–August 23, 2009

Abraham Solomon, First Class—The Meeting—and at first meeting loved (detail), 1855, oil on panel, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Exhibitions

Paintings from the Reign of Victoria: The Royal Holloway Collection, London

May 7–July 26, 2009

Rev. William Buckland, Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology. Bridgewater Treatise No. 6 (detail), 2 vols., London: William Pickering, 1836, vol. 2, hand-colored lithographic engraving, Private Collection
Exhibitions

“Endless forms”: Charles Darwin, Natural Science, and the Visual Arts

February 12–May 3, 2009

Benjamin West, Cicero Discovering the Tomb of Archimedes (detail), 1804, oil on canvas, Yale University Art Gallery, John Hill Morgan, BA 1893, LLB 1896, MA (Hon.) 1929, Fund
Exhibitions

Benjamin West and the Venetian Secret

September 18, 2008–January 4, 2009

David Cox, Westminster from Lambeth (detail), ca. 1813, watercolor on paper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Exhibitions

Sun, Wind, and Rain: The Art of David Cox

October 16, 2008–January 4, 2009

Joseph Wright of Derby, The Blacksmith's Shop (detail), 1771, oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Exhibitions

Joseph Wright of Derby in Liverpool

May 22–August 31, 2008

Thomas Rowlandson, Viewing at the Royal Academy (detail), ca. 1815, watercolor with pen and gray and brown ink over graphite on paper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Exhibitions

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection

June 10–August 17, 2008

Dame (Jocelyn) Barbara Hepworth, Four Rectangles with Four Oblique Circles (detail), 1966, slate, Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Susan Morse Hilles, © Bowness
Exhibitions

Art in Focus: Figuring Women: The Female in Modern British Art

March 28–June 8, 2008

John White, Burrfish (Chilomycterus schoepfi (Walbaum), commonly known as spiny boxfish) [inscription: “A fresh ryuer fish”] (detail), ca. 1585, watercolor over black lead, heightened with white, British Museum
Exhibitions

A New World: England’s First View of America

March 6–June 1, 2008

John Frederick Lewis, A Lady Receiving Visitors (The Reception) (detail), 1873, oil on panel, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Exhibitions

The Lure of the East: British Orientalist Painting, 1830–1925

February 7–April 27, 2008

William Hamilton, Travelers in Turkey, date unknown, watercolor, pen, and black ink over graphite on paper, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Exhibitions

Pearls to Pyramids: British Visual Culture and the Levant, 1600–1830

February 7–April 27, 2008

Ori Gersht, Blow UP #4 (detail), 2007, c-print mounted to acrylic, courtesy the artist and CRG Gallery, New York
Exhibitions

Works by Ori Gersht

November 5–December 30, 2007

Isaac Mendes Belisario, “Koo, Koo, or Actor Boy” from Sketches of Character, In Illustration of the Habits, Occupation, and Costume of the Negro Population in the Island of Jamaica (detail). Kingston [Jamaica], Published by the artist, 1837, hand-colored lithograph, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Exhibitions

Art and Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and his Worlds

September 27–December 30, 2007

Visitors in the galleries, Yale Center for British Art, photo by © Elizabeth Felicella / ESTO
Exhibitions

Andrew Forge: A Retrospective

May 15–July 14, 1996

Visitors in the galleries, Yale Center for British Art, photo by © Elizabeth Felicella / ESTO
Exhibitions

Short Subjects: Rare Books—Francis Bartolozzi

May 7–July 7, 1996

Edward Lear, Nice from the Genoa Road (detail), 1865, watercolor with pen and brown ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper, Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of Elizabeth S. Tower
Exhibitions

Elizabeth S. Tower Collection of British Drawings and Watercolors

April 17–June 16, 1996

Visitors in the galleries, Yale Center for British Art, photo by © Elizabeth Felicella / ESTO
Exhibitions

Short Subjects: Rare Books—Sam Smith

March 5–May 5, 1996

Alfred Joseph Woolmer, Interior of the British Institution (Old Master Exhibition, Summer 1832) (detail), 1833, oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Exhibitions

The Grosvenor Gallery: A Palace of Art in Victorian England

March 2–April 28, 1996