Exhibitions: The Enchanted Landscape: Landscape at the Ashmolean

Landscape Drawings, Prints and Paintings in the Ashmolean’s Permanent Collections

The Ashmolean’s Western Art Print Room houses one of the finest collections of European prints and drawings in Britain. It includes approximately 25,000 drawings and 250,000 prints from the 15th century to the present day. It is open to members of the public, students and visiting scholars alike, for the study and enjoyment of the collections. Amongst the highlights are drawings and prints by Claude Lorrain, the world’s finest group of drawings by Raphael, works on paper by Rembrandt, Dürer, Guercino, Watteau and Cézanne; English drawings and watercolours by JMW Turner and Samuel Palmer; the Pissarro family archive and John Ruskin’s teaching collections. For more information please visit:

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Amongst the Museum's permanent collections on the 2nd floor, visitors will be able to see paintings and works of art by Claude's contemporaries and to explore the history of collecting in the 18th and 19th centuries.

  • Baroque Art (46) - Works by Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony van Dyck
  • European Art (44) - Works by Joshua Reynolds, Thomas Gainsborough and Thomas Lawrence
  • Eighteenth-Century Art (52) - Works by Johan Zoffany and William Hogarth
  • Oil Sketches (50–51) - Works by John Constable, Giovanni Costa and Frederic Leighton
  • Britain & Ital y (46) - Works by Antonio Canaletto, Goffredo Wals and Giovanni Paolo Pannini