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David Cox (1783-1859)

A showcase of art from our own collection by David Cox (1783-1859), an early precursor to the impressionists and one of the most important members of the Birmingham School, a loosely organised group of landscape artists known for painting nature in a style more common in portraits.

This significant piece of art history is on display for a limited time only, so come along while you can still see it.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum

The Stirling Smith opened in 1874, our founder Thomas Stuart Smith, bequest the Smith Institute as a place of learning and a home to his European art collection.

Today the renamed Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum, still shares its parrions for art but also tells the story of the area and the lives of the people who lived in it.

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