Patrons and Lovers of Art: Nineteenth-Century Collecting and the Wealth of Empire


Event Date: 23 May 2018
43 Gordon Sq
Birkbeck School of Arts
Birkbeck University of London
London WC1H 0PD

Birkbeck School of Arts presents:

Patrons and Lovers of Art: Nineteenth-Century Collecting and the Wealth of Empire

Patrons and Lovers of Art: nineteenth-century collecting and the wealth of empire
Pieter Christoffel Wonder’s Patrons and Lovers of Art (1830) commemorates the foundation of the National Gallery (1824). Sarah Thomas (Birkbeck), Catherine Roach (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA) and Susanna Avery-Quash (National Gallery) discuss the painting from different perspectives within the context of British cultural history.

Chair: Kate Retford (Birkbeck):

Introduction by Kate Retford (Birkbeck)

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Catherine Roach (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA):
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Susanna Avery-Quash (National Gallery):
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Sarah Thomas (Birkbeck):
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