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George Romney, ​Portrait of Mrs. Andrew Reid​, c. 1770–88, oil on canvas, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth.

“Visions of Fancy” Exhibition Tour

Saturday, Oct 20, 2012
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Rienzi
1406 Kirby Drive Map & Directions

Discover the works of George Romney, one of the leading artists of late-18th-century England, on a docent-led exhibition tour of Visions of Fancy: George Romney, 18th-Century Paintings and Drawings. Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts, presents examples of Romney’s portraits alongside a bound sketchbook showing figures in spontaneous motion on each page. Although Romney (1734–1802) was best known for monumental oil paintings, his sketches and drawings reveal the hand of a powerful, sensitive, and innovative draughtsman.

Reservations recommended. Contact 713.639.7800 or Rienzi@mfah.org to reserve your tour.

Admission
$8 Adults
$4 MFAH Members
$5 Senior adults (65+), students with ID, children (12–18) accompanied by adult.

► For more about Rienzi and Romney, check out Rienzi's blog: The Gilded Dish.

Education programs at Rienzi receive generous funding from the Sterling-Turner Foundation; the Brown Foundation, Inc.; Carroll Sterling and Harris Masterson III Endowment Fund; and the Caroline Wiess Law Endowment Fund
for Rienzi.