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The Courtauld Gallery is home to one of the greatest art collections in the UK, located in the magnificent historical setting of Somerset House.

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A research-led higher education institution, The Courtauld is home to University of London’s largest community of art historians, conservators and curators.

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Fuseli and the Modern Woman: Fashion, Fantasy, Fetishism

Until 8 Jan 2023

Book now for Fuseli and the Modern Woman: Fashion, Fantasy, Fetishism. Friends go free.

The exhibition features fifty of Henri Fuseli’s striking private drawings which explore his fascination with female sexuality and the modern woman in the 18th century.

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i Henry Fuseli, Woman in a Sculpture Gallery​ (1798) Pen and black ink, brush and watercolour, over graphite, heightened with white opaque watercolour 410 x 247 mm Photo © bpk | Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden | Herbert Boswank

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Explore The Courtauld’s events, talks, exhibitions, lectures and courses. We welcome everyone with an interest in art and art history, from young people and families to academics and researchers.

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A student at The Courtauld delivering a Lunchtime Talk in the Gallery

Gallery Talks, Public Programmes

Lunchtime Talk

1:00pm, 7 Dec 2022 | Free

Lunchtime talks are delivered by students and researchers at The Courtauld Institute of Art on works in the collection. The talks take place in the gallery and are an informal and interesting way of looking closely at an artwork....

Gallery Talks, Public Programmes

Curator's Talk

4:00pm, 7 Dec 2022 | Free

Join us in the gallery for a free Curator's Talk....

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Every time you shop with us, you are supporting The Courtauld’s mission to advance the understanding of the visual arts through advanced research, innovative teaching, inspiring exhibitions and programmes, and the stewardship of our collections.

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