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Exhibition February 2 − May 5, 2019

Sports Vision: Paul Mellon Collection

With representative masterpieces of the genre - including works by Sir Francis Grant, John Frederick Herring, Benjamin Marshall, George Morland and George Stubbs - this exhibition marks the gift of Mr. Paul Mellon to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

ExhibitionIt offers a fresh look at sports art in a wider social and artistic context, including scientific and industrial revolutions of the 18th and 19th centuries, the transformation of the British countryside, the evolutionary history of horses and other animals, and the changing habits of society.