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Skyscape

Petworth House, West Sussex

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This exhibition of 40 works, on loan from the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, offers an insight into artists’ enduring fascination with depicting the sky. Spanning more than 500 years, it includes works in a range of media by European masters including Dürer, Rembrandt, John Ruskin and Paul Nash. Find out more from Petworth House’s website.

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Silver pair-cased verge watch with sun-and-moon dial (c.1685–90), Richard Colston.

Silver pair-cased verge watch with sun-and-moon dial (c. 1685–90), Richard Colston. Photo: © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

Summer Sunset (c. 1820–25), John Constable.

Summer Sunset (c. 1820–25), John Constable. Photo: © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

The Sun Descending – Study 3

The Sun Descending – Study 3 (1945), Paul Nash. Photo: © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

The Three Trees (1643), Rembrandt van Rijn. Photo: © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

Study of Clouds, Norwood (1865), John Ruskin.

Study of Clouds, Norwood (1865), John Ruskin. Photo: © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

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