Bauer Brothers art exhibition

Bauer Brothers art exhibition Everyone

Temporary exhibition


Enjoy a rare opportunity to see botanical and zoological artworks by two of the most accomplished natural history artists of all time.

Franz (1758-1840) and his brother Ferdinand (1760-1826) were both talented artists, who spent their entire lives studying and drawing nature.

The brothers' careers took them on quite different paths, but both played an important role in documenting newly discovered wildlife from around the world, particularly plants.

Located in our Images of Nature gallery, this exhibition showcases the Museum Library's collection of the brothers' drawings and watercolours, which are not only beautiful but scientifically accurate. They have only occasionally been on public view before.

We will display a new selection of artworks every four months.

7 November 2015 - 26 February 2017

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Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 5BD

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