French Artists in Exile — Impressionists in London

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, Millbank, Westminster, London51.49087 -0.127207
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10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Sun); Last entry 45 mins before closing
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This intriguing new exhibition at Tate Britain will tell the story of the artists who fled to Britain to seek refuge from the Franco-Prussian war and insurrection in Paris.

"French Artists in Exile" will use works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro, amongst others, to trace the links between French and British artists, their patrons and their art dealers during this traumatic time.

It will also explore the artists' social life, and provide a fascinating insight into how London was perceived by the visiting French.

 

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