Colloquium | Chardin at Waddesdon Manor

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on April 6, 2012

Colloquium | Taking Time: Chardin’s Boy Building a House of Cards and Other Paintings
Waddesdon Manor, 14 July 2012

On 14 July 2012, Waddesdon Manor will host a colloquium to mark the closing of the exhibition Chardin’s ‘Boy Building a House of Cards’ and Other Paintings. A conference fee of £40 will include coffee, tea, lunch, and drinks reception. For further details and application to attend, please contact Diane Bellis, Collections Department, Waddesdon Manor, Nr. Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0JH: diane.bellis@nationaltrust.org.uk. Places will be limited to 60 persons, and bookings will be taken strictly on a first come- first-served basis.

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Confirmed Speakers
Colin Bailey – Upstairs/Downstairs: Dress, Status, and the Imaginary in Chardin’s Genre Paintings
Emma Barker – Chardin’s Images of Women: Representing Domesticity
John Chu – Chardin, Hayman and Britain
René Démoris – subject to be confirmed
Charlotte Guichard – Des écritures ordinaires? Les signatures de Chardin
Anna Grundberg – The Archival Hunt for the Trail of the Destroyed Rothschild Chardins
Rachel Jacobs – Play and Learning: An Introduction to the 18th-century jeux de société at Waddesdon Manor
Humphrey Wine – Observations on the National Gallery Chardins

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