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London 1996-97
London 1996-97
Grand Tour: The Lure of Italy in the Eighteenth Century

Tate Gallery, London and Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome

10 October 1996 - 5 January 1997 and 5 February - 7 April 1997
Andrew Wilton and Iliaria Bignamini
Exhibition catalogue: A. Wilton & I. Bignanmini eds., Grand Tour: The Lure of Italy in the Eighteenth Century, 328 pp. & numerous pls., some colour; also in Italian: Grand Tour: Il Fascino dell'Italia nel XVIII Secolo, (Skira, Milan).
This major exhibition comprised 265 objects including paintings, sculpture, works on paper, printed books and decorative art. Wilson was represented by four paintings:

P45 The Temple of the Sibyl and the Campagna (no. 97)
P57 Rome: St Peter's and the Vatican from the Janiculum (no. 92)
P93A Lake Avernus and the Island of Capri (no. 100)
P108 The Ruined Arch in Kew Gardens (no. 232)