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From Pissarro to Kollwitz: The Elizabeth Burney Bequest

[ Exhibition )

A sepia toned etching of a middle aged women with her hair tied back looking down.

Käthe Kollwitz, Gesenkter Frauenkopf. Study of a Woman with Head Bent, 1905, soft ground etching on paper, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester (The Elizabeth Burney Bequest, 2018)

A look at humanity through the eyes of a female collector.

A collection of works on paper bequest by Elizabeth Mary Parker (née Burney), a criminal psychologist who was inspired to gift her collection to the gallery after attending a tour. Includes etchings by Samuel Palmer, Camille Pissarro and Käthe Kollwitz, mezzotints by Danish artist and printmaker Peter Ilsted and drawings by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and Christopher Wood.

Print Room exhibitions are free to enter.

Art for her could be a consolatory echo of the more visceral and painful aspects of the human condition, but it could also be an opportunity for humour.

Will Parker (Elizabeth’s son)

Works featured in this exhibition

A sepia toned etching of a middle aged women with her hair tied back looking down.

Käthe Kollwitz, Gesenkter Frauenkopf. Study of a Woman with Head Bent, 1905

Käthe Kollwitz, Gesenkter Frauenkopf. Study of a Woman with Head Bent, 1905, soft ground etching on paper, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester (The Elizabeth Burney Bequest, 2018)

A riverside scene with people working at the shoreline

Camille Pissarro, Côte Sainte Catherine, à Rouen (1883)

Drypoint Etching and aquatint on paper, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester (The Elizabeth Burney Bequest, 2018)

A woman sits on a step outside an open door, engrossed in a book open on her lap.

Peter Ilsted, At Havedoren (In the Garden Doorway) (1913)

Mezzotint on paper, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester (The Elizabeth Burney Bequest 2018)

A woman sat at a writing desk with her back to us

Peter Ilsted, Girl Sitting at a Table (1909)

Peter Ilsted, Girl Sitting at a Table, 1909, Mezzotint on paper, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester (The Elizabeth Burney Bequest 2018)

A large group of people race after a horse, holding ont o ropes trailing from the animal

Utagawa Hiroshige, Station 41 Miya: Festival of the Atsuta Shrine, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road, 1834

Ukiyo-e woodblock on paper, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester (The Elizabeth Burney Bequest 2018)

A man stands at the prow of a boat

Utagawa Hiroshige, Morning Mist on the Tenryu River, Mitsuke from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô, c. 1833-1834

Ukiyo-e woodblock on paper, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester (The Elizabeth Burney Bequest 2018)

A flock of sheep rests as a bright moon rises behind them.

Samuel Palmer, The Rising Moon or An English Pastoral (1857)

Etching on paper, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester (The Elizabeth Burney Bequest, 2018)