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Dena Woodall, MFAH assistant curator of prints and drawings, discusses the drawings of 18th-century artist George Romney. Known more for his sophisticated oil portraits, Romney was also a gifted draftsman. Rienzi has several examples of his drawings, including a rare 1783 sketchbook. This gallery talk is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Visions of Fancy: George Romney, 18th-Century Paintings and Drawings.On the third Thursday of each month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in the Rienzi Collection. Gallery Talks are given by museum curators, conservators, educators, and librarians.Admission is free. Reservations are encouraged. Please call 713. 639.7800.