Friday 10 November: Knowing ‘as much of art as the cat’: 19th-Century Women Writers on the Old Masters

When: Friday 10 November 2017 10:00am – 5:45pm

Where: Sainsbury Wing Lecture Theatre, National Gallery, London WC2N 5DN

This major conference examines the role of English-speaking women as disseminators of knowledge about Old Master paintings and historic painting techniques during the Victorian era.

The conference forms part of a collaboration between the National Gallery and Birkbeck, University of London that also includes Chawton House Library, Hampshire, and the Southampton Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies, University of Southampton. It follows a one-day event held at Chawton House on 25 February 2017.

Supported by the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

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