Gallery

Art of the English Regency

Susan Morse Hilles Gallery (Gallery 152)

The Art of the English Regency Gallery features approximately fifty objects, many of which have never been on public display. The gallery’s striking fabric-draped ceiling evokes the 19th-century fashion for rooms that resembled military tents. A focal point at the center of the display is a gilt bronze and jewel-encrusted bust of George IV, presented by the royal family to the king’s physician. This gallery highlights recent gifts to the MFA from Horace Wood Brock and is one of the finest groupings of English Regency furniture and decorative arts in any American art museum.

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