Conference | The Art of Beefing it Up

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on May 15, 2017

From The Museum of English Rural Life:

The Art of Beefing it Up
The Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading, 19 June 2017

Registration due by 1 June 2017

A one-day conference on how paintings and prints of farm livestock functioned during the late-18th and early-19th centuries. Spaces are limited, please book by 1 June 2017. Cost includes buffet lunch and refreshments. 


9.30  Registration and coffee

9.45  Morning Session
• Ollie Douglas, Fat Beasts at the Museum of English Rural Life
• Hilary Matthews, The Woburn Sheepshearing
• Lawrence Weaver, The Iconic Paintings of Thomas Weaver

11.30  Coffee break

11.45  Visit to see relevant paintings, prints, artefacts, and archives in the Museum

13.00  Lunch

14.00  Afternoon Session
• Alison Wright, Paul Potter on the Thames: Landscape and Cattle Painting in Early-19th-Century Britain
• Pat Stanley, The Bakewell Effect

15.30  Panel discussion chaired by Jeremy Burchardt

16.00  Tea and departure

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