Meet the Expert: Experiencing and ​Painting Venice in the 18th Century

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Meet the Expert: Experiencing and ​Painting Venice in the 18th Century

Meet the Expert: Experiencing and ​Painting Venice in the 18th Century

Date: Thursday 17 November 2022
Time: 13.00-14.00 GMT
Location: Zoom and YouTube (Online)

Speaker: Dr. Lelia Packer, Curator of Dutch, Italian, Spanish, German and Pre-1600 Paintings, The Wallace Collection.

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Description: The Wallace Collection holds an impressive collection of vedute, or topographical views, of Venice by Canaletto and Guardi, and by artists working in Canaletto’s circle. In this talk, Dr. Lelia Packer discusses a selection of these works in order to explore Venice as a major tourist destination during the 18th century. What did visitors come to see? What did they do during their visit? And, most importantly, how was the city recorded in paint for them?

Registration and Location: This talk will be hosted online through Zoom and YouTube. Please click here to register for Zoom. 

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Please click here to view this talk via our YouTube channel.

 

Date & Times

Date Start Time End Time
17/11/2022 13:00 14:00