The Present and the Past. European Medallic Art 1800–1889

19 November 2019 - 26 January 2020

The Present and the Past. European Medallic Art 1800–1889 / Współczesność i historia. Medalierstwo europejskie 1800–1889

Place Plac Powstańców Warszawy 5, 50-153 Wrocław, POLAND
Organizer Muzeum Narodowe we Wrocławiu / The National Museum in Wrocław
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Curator of the exhibition: Magdalena Karnicka
The medallion art collection of the National Museum in Wrocław consists of about 2 thousand pieces. The exhibition will be an opportunity to present part of the collection.
During the display, there will be a chance to view medals from the years 1800–1889, designed and made by the most outstanding medalists and sculptors of that time: Austrian, Belgian, Czech, Danish, French, Dutch, German, Polish, Russian, Swiss, Swedish, English and Italian.
In addition, exhibits with various themes and styles will be shown, including medals that present rulers, historical events, exhibitions, constructions of canals, tunnels and railways and a wide range of figures like scientists, writers and artists.