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Painting the Theatre: Garrick in Action

The Bowes Museum

A celebration of England's 18th Century best-known actor David Garrick (1717-1779) to mark the 300th anniversary of his birth. The Museum has recently acquired two outstanding paintings by Johann Zoffany representing Garrick in action, showing the famous actor, who symbolises the high success of 18th-century theatre, acting in both tragedy and comedy, in two successful plays of the time.


The Bowes Museum

Barnard Castle

Contact Details

Tel: 01833 690606
Email: info@thebowesmuseum.org.uk
Suitable for ages: All
Event Cost: Included in admission to Museum


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