Exhibition: ‘Art and Soul: Victorians and the Gothic’ until April 12

Royal Albert Memorial Museum Exeter is holding an exhibition Art and Soul: Victorians and the Gothic until April 12. It presents an opportunity to see paintings, tapestries, furniture, stained glass, and metal work by some of the greatest nineteenth century artists and designers. The exhibition features William Morris and Augustus Pugin together with other artists associated with the Arts and Crafts movement.Art and Soul: Victorians and the Gothic

On show are wonderful things such as the Burne-Jones tapestry of the Knights of the Round Table from Birmingham, the Pomona tapestry from the V&A and a Ford Madox Brown stained glass window. On a more local level, there are works by the Exeter craftsman Harry Hems and a huge sideboard by W R Lethaby, who came from nearby Barnstaple.

For more information contact: ramm@exeter.gov.uk. Or for more information on Arts and Crafts in the West Country contact: peterrwise@yahoo.com.

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