Leopold Museum - Victor Hugo: The Dark Romanticist

The writer Victor Hugo (1802–1885), a figurehead of French Romanticism and homo politicus par excellence, became an institution in his own right already during his lifetime. For decades, this visionary writer also pursued a passion for painting. The comprehensive exhibition at the Graphic Cabinet will include some 80 works on paper by Victor Hugo which will be juxtaposed with works by his pre-modern predecessors such as Alexander Cozens and William Turner.
 
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Start date: November 17, 2017
End date: January 15, 2018
Address: Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Wien
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