Italian Etchings: The Draughtsman's Print

Fitzwilliam Museum

22 February – 29 August 2011

Etching was a print technique developed in the sixteenth century, which gave artists the facility to make printing plates without years of specialist training or collaboration with a professional engraver.

This exhibition of prints from the Fitzwilliam's collection features artists from the 16th to the 18th centuries including Parmigianino, Guido Reni, Castiglione, Salvator Rosa, Giambattista Tiepolo and Canaletto.

Venue information

Opening times

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm Sun & Bank Holidays 12noon – 5pm Closed Mon, 24 – 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan

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