The De Morgan Collection is requested for loan all over the world and has previously featured in major international shows such as ‘Truth and Beauty’ at the Legion of Honor Museum in San Francisco and at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, for the first retrospective of William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement in Spain.

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Current Loans

Pre-Raphaelite Sisters

17th Oct. 2019 – 26th Jan. 2020

Location: National Portrait Gallery, London

Evelyn De Morgan’s artwork is often referred to as ‘Pre-Raphaelite’ but this term doesn’t fully capture the breadth of social and political concerns she explored through her artwork. Many other women artists of this period will be reassessed in the National Portrait Gallery’s Autumn exhibition. Evelyn’s beautiful pictures The Dryad, Night and Sleep and Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund, as well as many drawings and sketches from the De Morgan Collection will be on display.

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The Enchanted Interior

14th Oct 2019 – 22nd Feb 2020, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

13 March 2020 – 14 June 2020, Guildhall Art Gallery, London

The Gilded Cage, The Love Potion and The Hourglass have all been especially chosen for inclusion in this exhibition which examines how the domestic sphere has been interpreted and reinterpreted as a space for women, since the mid-19th century.

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Future Loans

Troy

21st Nov. 2019 – 8th Ma 2020

Location: The British Museum, London

The myths and legends surrounding Troy are almost more exciting than the facts and this exhibition explores how Troy has been understood and interpreted through stories, artworks and archeology over the centuries. Evelyn De Morgan was inspired by classics and her paintings Helen of Troy and Cassandra will be wonderful additions to this show.

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Past Loans

The Rise of Islamic Art

12th July – 7th October 2019

Location: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

William De Morgan’s Fish and Saz Leaf Bowl and Prunus Tile Panel are on display alongside original examples of the Islamic Art which inspired him.

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